600 grams lauki / bottle gourd / doodhi
1/4th cup ghee / clarified butter
5 cashew chopped
5 almond, chopped
2 tbsp raisins
Half cup milk
3/4th cup sugar
Heat 1/4th cup ghee and roast 5 cashew,
5 almond and 2 tbsp raisins.
Fry nuts to golden brown and keep
aside. Now add in grated lauki and saute for 5 minutes. Saute till
the lauki shrinks slightly and changes colour.
Add in half cup milk and mix well. Cook
for 10 minutes or till milk thickens and lauki gets cooked
Further add in 3/4th cup sugar and mix
Sugar melts and boils for 5 minutes or
till it thickens.
Add in khoya into lauki mixture and mix
Keep stirring till the mixture thickens
and forms a mass.
Add in roasted nuts and 1/4th tsp
cardamom powder. Mix well.
Finally, transfer dudhi halwa / lauki
halwa to a bowl and serve hot.