Lauki Halwa

Prep: 15 Mins Cook: 25 Mins Yields: 4-6 Servings


    Lauki/Gourd - 1no (medium)
  • Ghee - 2 tbsp
  • Milk full cream - 1lt
  • Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Sugar - 4tbsp
  • Khoya grated - 1/2 cup
  • Nuts chopped - handful


  • Peel the lauki and cut it into ling chunks, remove the soft centre part that has seeds and discard them. Heat a pan and add desi ghee. Quickly thickly grate the lauki and immediately put in a pan to start cooking on slow heat. Cook for 5 mins. Add milk and cardamom powder and bring to a boil. On low heat cook for 10mins. Add sugar and cook again. Once it has reduced sufficiently add grated khoya and stir for 5 mins or till the halwa thickens up. Add chopped nuts. Remove and serve hot.

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