Lauki ka halwa

Lauki ka halwa

Recipe by NaeemCourse: DessertCuisine: Indian, pakistaniDifficulty: Easy


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Lauki ka halwa is a very popular summer sweet is quick and simple to made with bottle gourd,milk,sugar,ghee and milk powder.
What is Lauki
Lauki also knows as bottle gourd.Lauki bottle gourd is a vegetable high in water content and is a rich sources of vitamin C,K and also help in maintaining a healthy heart and also help lower bad cholesterol level.Lauki juice is beneficial for improving the digestive system,diabetic patients a sit help stabilizes the blood sugar and maintain blood pressure.Bottle gourd also help you sleep better.A good night’s sleep improves your metabolism and activates you hormones.


  • lauki (bottle gourd) 2 large

  • Milk 2 cup

  • Ghee 3 tbsp

  • Milk powder 1 cup

  • sugar 1/2 cup

  • Cardamom powder(Elaichi)1/2 tsp

  • Almond chopped

  • Pistachio chopped


  • Wash and peel bottle gourds cut into two halves,then remove the seeds and grate.
  • Add grated lauki,milk and mix well,cover and cook on low flame for 10 minutes.
  • Add cardamom powder mix well and then cook on medium flame until the milk dries, keep stirring.
  • Add ghee and cook on medium flame for 5 minutes,till the ghee comes on edges,keep stirring.
  • Add sugar and mix well,stir until sugar melts.
  • Add milk powder and mix until combined.
  • Garnish with almond and pista.


  • Always,use a good quality ghee for the best taste.
  • Always choose a fresh and seedless bottle gourd to make halwa.

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