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Doodhi ka halwa is a North Indian sweet dish prepared from grated doodhi(also known as bottle gourd or lauki) cooked with sugar, ghee and spices like cardamom. A delicious dessert dish which can be served as a snack or after meal sweet!
- 1. heat the ghee in a pan, add the grated doodhi and saute till it turns translucent.
- 2. add the milk and cardamoms and bring to a boil.
- 3. simmer for 30 to 35 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- 4. when the halwa is almost dry, add the sugar and food colour and mix well.
- 5. stir for 5 to 10 minutes till the moisture has evaporated.
- 6. serve hot, garnished with the slivered almonds.
This recipe was contributed by arpalp on 18 Oct 2000
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