Recipe – Lauki Halwa / Dudhi Halwa / Bottle Gourd Sweet


Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4


  • Lauki: Peeled, washed and grated, 2 Cup
  • Ghee: 2 Tablespoon
  • Milk: 2 Cup
  • Sugar: 1 Cup
  • Cardamom Powder (Elaichi): ½ Teaspoon
  • Raisins: ½ Tablespoon
  • Chopped Almonds: 1 Tablespoon
  • Cashew: 8-10


  • In a pan, add 1 tablespoon of ghee and fry cashews. Take it out and keep aside.
  • Add the grated lauki in the left-over ghee. Roast it for 4-5 minutes.
  • Add milk, mix well. Cook on high flame until milk starts to boil. Medium the heat and cook for 20-25 minutes stirring continuously.
  • Add 1 tablespoon ghee, the fried cashews, raisins, almonds and cardamom powder and cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat.

Cook’s Note

  • You may use 1 cup of Milk Maid or condensed milk instead of milk and sugar.
  • You may add khoya. Add only ¼ cup milk and when lauki is 90% cooked then add khoya. Cook till it is done.

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