Doodhi Halwa, Lauki Halwa Recipe

Doodhi Halwa, Lauki Halwa Recipe

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Doodhi Halwa tops the chart of all-time favourite Indian mithai. Whether you have it cold, right out of the fridge, or warm it up and have it plain or with a topping of ice-cream, Doodhi Halwa is sure to charm you with its rich texture and enticing flavour.

Here, we show you how to make Doodhi Halwa effortlessly using the pressure cooker . You no longer need to keep stirring and cooking the halwa for a long time. Just sauté the grated bottle gourd and mawa, pressure-cook it, and cook again for a few minutes, and voila, your delicious, cardamom-laced halwa is ready to enjoy with a garnish of nuts.

You can also make sweet dishes like Gajar ka Halwa , Lapsi and Banana Apple Porridge .

Doodhi Halwa, Lauki Halwa Recipe recipe - How to make Doodhi Halwa, Lauki Halwa Recipe

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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  1. Heat the ghee in a pressure cooker, add the bottle gourd and mawa and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  2. Add the sugar, cardamom powder, 2 tbsp of warm milk and 2 tbsp of hot water, mix well and pressure cook on a high flame for 2 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  4. Cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Serve hot garnished with almonds and pistachios.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy317 cal
Protein4 g
Carbohydrates40.9 g
Fiber1 g
Fat14.9 g
Cholesterol1.2 mg
Sodium2.3 mg


Doodhi Halwa, Lauki Halwa Recipe
 on 14 Jan 18 09:09 AM

Tarla Dalal
10 Jul 20 02:54 PM
   Sonal, Thanks for the feedback.
Doodhi Halwa, Lauki Halwa Recipe
 on 31 Oct 16 09:11 AM

Doodhi Halwa, Lauki Halwa Recipe
 on 07 Mar 16 05:12 PM

Tried this recipe did not work out well. Then I realised I forgot to turn on the stove ! Lol