Lauki ka Halwa
A sweet and creamy Indian dessert made from bottle gourd. A simple recipe with great taste!

Gurdip Kohli Punj Lauki ka Halwa Recipe

- Indian


- 4

Cooking Time

-05-10 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10 Min


  • 1 tbsp clarified butter
  • 1 cup grated bottle gourd
  • 1 cup condensed milk solids
  • 5 to 6 tbsp caster sugar
  • ½ tsp cardamom powder
  • For Garnish: Pistachio powder
  • Cashew nuts


  1. 1

    Heat clarified butter in a pan and add the grated bottle gourd and fry well.
  2. 2

    Let the bottle gourd release its water content.
  3. 3

    Cook till the bottle gourd turns brown.
  4. 4

    Add the condensed milk solids and mix well.
  5. 5

    Also add caster sugar and mix again.
  6. 6

    Evaporate the excess water.
  7. 7

    Add cardamom powder and again mix well.
  8. 8

    Garnish the halwa with pistachio powder and cashew nuts and serve.
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Chef Gurdip Kohli Punj has fond memories of the Gurudwara kitchen where her family rolled out chapattis, chopped vegetables, and stirred large pots of dal as 'sewa'. This was no mere chore for young Gurdip; she enjoyed cooking for people! She creates healthy dishes that are yummy too!

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