Laukki ka Halwa


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Lauki ka halwa is a mouth watering sweet dish prepared from grated lauki or bottle gourd cooked with sugar, mava and spices like cardamom. A delicious dessert dish which can be served as a snack or after meal sweet! lauki or dudhi ka halwa is a favorite dessert served on special occasions, garnished with chopped nuts.

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Laukki ka Halwa recipe - How to make Laukki ka Halwa



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1 cup grated bottle gourd (doodhi / lauki)
1 cup milk
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
a pinch of saffron (kesar) strands

For The Garnish
2 almonds (badam) , chopped
4 pistachios , chopped
  1. Place the grated bottle gourd in a pan and saute till the water gets evaporated.
  2. Add the milk, mix well and cook till the milk thickens and gets dried up.
  3. Add the sugar and saffron, mix well and cook for 10 minutes.
  4. Serve hot garnished with cardamom powder, almonds and pistachios.

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This recipe was contributed by jyoticved on 29 Sep 2011

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