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Lauki Halwa

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Times Food
04th January, 2019 19:07 IST

Many people hate this vegetable often, however, what they don't know about it is that bottle gourd or lauki is amazing in taste and is super-healthy. It's loaded with nutrients and is quite rich in water content as well. Here's a dessert made using lauki and mind you, it can even make your forget the delicious 'Gajar ka Halwa'. This is an extremely easy recipe that you can cook for your loved ones on special occasions and festivals. You can even have it during Navratri. So, grab your chance to make this delicious lauki halwa and enjoy with your loved ones!


1 kilograms bottle gourd

1 1/2 litre full cream milk

1 cup ghee

6 teaspoon sugar

1 cup heavy cream

1 cup almond flour

How to make Lauki Halwa

Step 1

To prepare this delicious dessert, peel the bottle gourd or lauki and wash very well. Then grate it using a grater in a large bowl. Once done, squeeze the extra water.

Step 2

Next, put a large non-stick pan over medium flame and melt ghee in it. Once it's melted, add the grated lauki and let it fry for 10 minutes.

Step 3

On the other hand, put a large bowl on medium flame and boil milk in it.

Step 4

By now, you can smell the aroma of ghee. Add the boiled milk along with cream in the non-stick pan of frying lauki. Stir to mix well.

Step 5

Let the halwa cook on low to medium flame and stir often so it doesn't stick to the bottom.

Step 6

Cook until the halwa turns thick.

Step 7

Now, add sugar in the pan and mix once again. Let the mixture cook for 5 minutes and then add almond flour/powder in the pan, and mix once again. Cook for a minute and then serve hot!

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