Lauki ka halwa (microwave recipe)


Lauki ka halwa/Dudhi halwa or Bottle Gourd dessert recipe is a microwave recipe, It is a different version of the recipe than the original recipe as it is made in microwave. It tastes the same and is less time consuming and no mess while cooking.

Ingredients:

  • Bottle gourd/ Lauki ( skin pealed and grated, 1/2 cup after squeezing of water)
  • Sugar (1/8 cup or as per your sweetness)
  • Milk (1/4 cup)
  • Ghee (1 tbsp)
  • Almonds (4)
  • Cashew nut (6)
  • Raisins (6)
  • Green cardamom (a pinch)

Method:

  1. Grate the bottle gourd and squeezed the water from it.
  2. Use the water for other cooking purposes as it contains lot of vitamins in it.
  3. Separate the grated bottle gourd from water and keep it aside.
  4. In a microwave safe bowl, add the bottle gourd, sugar, milk and mix well.
  5. Wrap it in a cling film and microwave it for 5 minutes on high power.
  6. Remove the cling film and mix well.
  7. Add ghee and microwave it for 1 & 1/2 minutes uncovered.
  8. Garnish it with dry fruits like almonds , cashew nuts , green cardamom powder, raisins  and mix them well.

Delicious lauki ka halwa is now ready to be served chilled. Enjoy!

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