Lauki Halwa

Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 25 minutes | Servings: 2


2 tbsp Ghee

2 Cups Dudhi/Bottle gourd, grated

1 Cup full fat milk

½ Cup Sugar

½ tsp Cardamom Powder

6-8 Cashew nuts, chopped & ghee roasted

6-8 Almonds, chopped  & ghee roasted


  • In a kadai, heat ghee on medium flame. Add grated dudhi and sauté for 7 minutes.
  • Add milk, bring it to boil and then put it on simmer.  Keep stirring at intervals.
  • When the milk has reduced to minimum, add cardamom powder and sugar. Cook further till desired consistency.
  • Add cashew nuts and almonds. Mix well. Serve hot or cooled.