Lauki Ka Halwa Recipe

Mar 09, 2017
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Lauki Ka Halwa is very popular sweet dish in Pakistan. It is prepared in winter and served in parties.


  • Bottle gourd (Lauki) 1/2 kg
  • Milk 1 kg
  • Sugar 1 cup
  • Small cardamom 3
  • Green color 1 pinch
  • Khoya 1 cup
  • Ghee 1 cup
  • Almonds as required
  • Pistachios as required
  • Silver paper as required


  1. Peel bottle gourd and grate it.
  2. Then heat ghee in wok and crackle cardamom.
  3. When aroma comes, put grated bottle gourd and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. When bottle gourd is soft, add milk and green color, mix it and stir it continuously.
  5. When milk is cooked, add sugar, mix it and cook until water of sugar dries.
  6. Then roast bottle gourd until ghee separates.
  7. Now add khoya, almonds and pistachios and simmer it on low flame for 10 minutes.
  8. When ready, take out in bowl, garnish with almonds, pistachios and silver paper and serve hot.

Lauki Ka Halwa is delicious and mouth-washing sweet dish. Bottle gourd is grated and cooked in ghee with milk & sugar. Then roasted, nuts & khoya are added and simmered. Then garnished with nuts & silver paper and served.

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