Sunday, April 13, 2014

Lauki Ka Halwa / Bottle Gourd Halwa لوکی کا حلوہ

Lauki Ka Halwa is a very tasty and nutritious dessert.

Lauki Ka Halwa/ Lauki ka Halva

  • Lauki/Bottle Gourd  4
  • Sugar  1 cup
  • Ghee/Desi Ghee/butter  3/4 cup
  • Cardamom green seeds 1/2 teaspoon
  • Coconut slices 1 tablespoon
  • Almond soaked and peeled   1 tablespoon
  • Raisin 1 tablespoon
  • Pistachio 1 tablespoon
  • Green Food Colours 1 small pinch
  • Khoya 1/2 cup
  • Silver Foils for garnish


  • Prepare lauki by peeling and then grating.
  • Cook in a pan on medium flame and occasional stiring to remove most of the water, 1-2 hours.
  • When most of the water evaporate, add ghee and stir and fry for 5-10 minutes.
  • Then add sugar and colour and cook for 10-15 more minutes.
  • Add nuts and stir and cook for 2-3 minutes then add khoya and remove from flame.
  • Remove in serving bowl/plate and decorate with silver foils.
  • Delicious Lauki Ka Halwa is ready to serve.
  • This dessert is for 5-6 serving