Instant Lauki Halwa | Doodhi Halwa with Milk Powder | Bottle Gourd Halwa

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    Instant Lauki Halwa | Doodhi Halwa with Milk Powder | Bottle Gourd Halwa

    Lauki halwa is a sweet Indian dessert made of bottle gourd and taste super delicious. Lauki takes lead role in making desserts. This lauki halwa is so scrumptious and simple that you will enjoy making it any time of the year!
    You can prepare this halwa anytime for a get together or any special occasion. Though you don’t have to wait for any special occasion to savor this sweet as it can be prepared at home very instantly and no expert cooking skills are required. The use of milk powder and dry fruits takes its taste and texture to next level. So, try our variation of lauki halwa with step-by-step picture and instructions and make everyone go wow!

    Direction:

    Getting Ready:

    Chose a thick Lauki. Wash, peel and grate it. Cut it in slices of 3 to 4 inch.Wash the gourd pieces, do not grate it too fine. Grate it from sides, keep the pulp aside.

    milkpowder louki halwa

    Take 20 to 25 cashews and almonds.Cut it in long slices. Make 4 to 5 pieces. Cut some of them in half.

    milkpowder louki halwa

    Take few small cardamoms, grind and peel. Make powder.

    milkpowder louki halwaMaking :

    Pour 1/2 cup ghee in the wok.Turn on flame, heat it up. Put cashews and almonds, Slightly roast them till its color changes.Turn off flame.Take out the dry fruits in a bowl.

    milkpowder louki halwa

    Put the grated Bottle gourd in the ghee.Turn on flame.Stir and roast it for 2 minutes.Cover and cook it on low medium flame for 5 minutes.

    milkpowder louki halwa

    Once 5 minutes are done, Cover and cook it on low medium flame for 5 minutes.Check the Bottle gourd and stir it.Again Cover and cook it on low medium flame for 5 minutes.

    milkpowder louki halwa

    Once the bottle gourd is ready, add 1 cup sugar to it.Mix well.Cook for 2 minutes, then reduce flame.

    milkpowder louki halwa

    Add milk powder to halwa and mix gradually.Keep low flame.Cook halwa for 2 to 3 minutes after adding milk powder. Juice from Halwa dries up. Add roasted dry fruit and cardamom powder.Mix well. It takes 20 minutes to cook the halwa on gas.

    milkpowder louki halwaServing:

    Take out the halwa in a bowl.Garnish the halwa with some roasted dry fruits.

    Suggestion:

    • Select a thick Lauki. Cut a small slice and taste if it is sweet. Tasting it is important.
    • Do not grate the bitter gourd very fine. Grate the sides, keep the pulp.
    • For halwa grate the bottle gourd instantly,previously grated bottle gourd turns out to be black.
    Instant Lauki Halwa | Doodhi Halwa with Milk Powder | Bottle Gourd Halwa milkpowder-louki-halwa
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    Recipe type: Sweets
    Cuisine: Indian
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    Serves: 4
     
    Ingredients
    • Bottle Gourd - 1 kg
    • Sugar - 1 cup (250 gms)
    • Milk powder - cup (200 gms)
    • Ghee - ½ cup(100 gms)
    • Cashews - 20 to 25
    • Almonds - 20 to 25
    • Green Cardamom - 7
    Instructions
    1. Chose a thick Lauki. Wash, peel and grate it. Cut it in slices of 3 to 4 inch.Wash the gourd pieces, do not grate it too fine. Grate it from sides, keep the pulp aside.
    2. Take 20 to 25 cashews and almonds.Cut it in long slices. Make 4 to 5 pieces. Cut some of them in half.
    3. Take few small cardamoms, grind and peel. Make powder.
    4. Pour ½ cup ghee in the wok.Turn on flame, heat it up. Put cashews and almonds, Slightly roast them till its color changes.Turn off flame.
    5. Take out the dry fruits in a bowl.
    6. Put the grated Bottle gourd in the ghee.Turn on flame.Stir and roast it for 2 minutes.Cover and cook it on low medium flame for 5 minutes.
    7. Once 5 minutes are done, Cover and cook it on low medium flame for 5 minutes.Check the Bottle gourd and stir it.Again Cover and cook it on low medium flame for 5 minutes.
    8. Once the bottle gourd is ready, add 1 cup sugar to it.Mix well.Cook for 2 minutes, then reduce flame.
    9. Add milk powder to halwa and mix gradually.Keep low flame.Cook halwa for 2 to 3 minutes after adding milk powder. Juice from Halwa dries up. Add roasted dry fruit and cardamom powder.Mix well. It takes 20 minutes to cook the halwa on gas.

     

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