Lauki ka halwa

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  • Ghee 2-3 tbs
  • Badam (Almonds) 8-10
  • Kaju (Cashew nuts) 8-10
  • Pista (Pistachio) 8-10
  • Kishmish (Raisins) 8-10
  • Lauki (Bottle gourd) ½ kg
  • Doodh (Milk) 1 Cup
  • Ghee ¼ Cup
  • Cheeni (Sugar) 1 Cup or to taste
  • Khoa 1 Cup
  • Elaichi powder (Cardamom powder) ¼ tsp


In small frying pan,add ghee,almonds,cashew nuts,pistachio and raisins,mix well and fry until light golden & set aside.

Wash and peel bottle gourd.

Cut into two halves,remove seeds and grate it with the help of the grater.

In wok,add grated bottle gourd,cook for 2 minutes and mix well.

Add milk and mix well,cover and cook on low flame for 6-8 minutes then cook on high flame until milk dries and keep stirring in between.

Add ghee and mix well.

Add sugar,mix well and cook on medium low flame for 2-3 minutes and keep stirring in between.

Add fried nuts,mix well and cook until ghee separates and keep stirring in between.

Add khoa and mix until combined.

Add cardamom powder and mix well.

Garnish with khao,dry nuts & serve.

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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