Friday, October 4, 2013

BottleGourd Halwa -Dudhi halwa

 Bottlegourd or lauki or dudhi is the nutritious vegetable along with many many medicinal benefits. Sometimes such wonderful veggie are not eaten by the children. Do not worry here is the best way to convince your kids to have this gourd  by making sweet dish out of this bottlegourd, which is simply known as bottlegourd halwa, dudhi halwa or lauki ka halwa. Try out this dish and make your children to love this veggie.


  • Bottlegourd – 4 cups (grated)
  • Milk powder – 2 tbsp or Mawa – ¼ cup
  • Sugar – ¾ cup (adjust as per your sweetness)
  • Ghee – ¼ cup
  • Sliced almonds – ¼ cup
  • Cardamom powder – ½ tsp


  • Put the grated bottlegourd into a wide pan and stir till grated lauki is almost cooked and water is completely evaporated.
  • Add in milk powder, sugar and half quantity of ghee. Stir continuously and cook until halwa starts leaving sides of the pan.
  • Meanwhile heat rest quantity of ghee and fry almonds into it. Pour the fried almonds along with ghee into the cooked halwa. Cook again for 5 minutes on low flame.
  • Bottlegourd halwa is ready to serve.


  1. Delicious and mouthwatering halwa,inviting.

  2. What a great idea to put the vegetables into a sweet halwa dish! Kids will remember green and sweet and their love for veggies will grow! Thank you!

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