Lauki Halwa/ Bottle Gourd Dessert

Lauki Halwa/ Bottle Gourd Dessert ~ Its my friends birthday today and she loves lauki ka halwa made by me. As we are quite distance apart in different country thought to write a post on this dedicating to her. A Small way to wish her :-)


Lauki/ Doodhi/ Bottle Gourd - 1 (thick)

Ghee/ Clarified Butter - 4 table spoon
Sugar - 1 cup
Milk - 1/2 Kg
Khoya - 1/2 Kg
Pistachio/ Pista - 10
Almonds - 10 (powdered), 5 - To Granish


  1. Peel Lauki and de-seed it. Then grate it with a grater of medium size. Squeeze all the water form it.
  2. Heat Ghee in a pan and add Lauki to it and let the remaining water dry.
  3. Once it has dried to a desired amount add Milk, Almonds powder and Khoya to it. Let it cook for 5- 10mins till it become tender. Keep stirring to avoid it sticking to the pan.
  4. When the mixture has started forming lumps add sugar to it and mix till it dissolves.
  5. Garnish with Pistachio and Almonds and serve.


  • Don't add sugar immediately after pouring milk. 
  • If you dont have Khoya available you can use any of the Barfi it would give the same taste.


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