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Lauki Or Dudhi Ka Halwa
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Lauki Ka Halwa

Lauki or Doodhi halwa is made up of milk, sugar, raisins and cashew nuts. It contains 317 calories out of which carbohydrates account for 164 calories, proteins amount for 16 calories and remaining calories come from fat.

It is a very popular sweet dish in North India. The most delicious version of this dessert can be found in the state of Punjab where it is known as “Paneer Lauki”.

Ingredients for Lauki Ka Halwa:

  • Lauki (Ghiya) – 1 Kg
  • Cardamom powder (Ilaichi) – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Sugar (Chini) – 1/2 cup
  • Butter (Ghee) – 1/2 cup
  • Condensed Milk (Gadha doodh) – 80 gms
  • Milk Powder (Sukha doodh) – 1/2 cup
  • Almonds (Badam) – 10 no’s blanched,cut into sliver
  • Pistachio nuts (Pista) – 10 no’s cut into slivers

Method for Lauki Ka Halwa:

  • Grate lauki, cook the grated lauki along with cardamom powder and 1\2 cup of water in a pan over medium heat.
  • Bring to boil, reduce heat to low, cover and cook until the lauki is tender and all the water has evaporated.
  • Add sugar, stir gently to avoig sticking and cook uncovered until all the moisture has evaporated.
  • Heat ghee in a heavy based pan and add lauki mixture and fry on medium heat until it is light brown.
  • Add condense milk, stirring constantly, cook for 5 minutes, then add powder milk and almonds and pistachios and turn off the fire.
  • Enjoy hot Lauki Ka Halwa.