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Lauki Ka Halwa with Mawa Recipe

Lauki Ka Halwa with Mawa is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 3.5 based on 100 votes


  • 1.5 kg - Lauki
  • 400 g - Sugar (or as per taste)
  • 1 litre - Milk (full Cream preferably)
  • 9 to 10 tbsp - Ghee
  • 10 - green Cardamoms (peeled and powdered)
  • 15 strands Saffron (dissolved in 2 to 3 tbsp milk)
  • 200 g - mawa
  • 12 to 15 Almonds (finely sliced)
  • How to Make Lauki Ka Halwa with Mawa:

    1. Wash the lauki and grate it.
    2. Squeeze out the water.
    3. Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed vessel and saute the grated lauki on a medium flame till ghee separates.
    4. Add milk, powdered cardamoms and saffron.
    5. Cook on a medium flame, stirring at short intervals.
    6. When the mixture is fairly dry, add sugar and cook on a low flame for another 8 to 1o minutes.
    7. Add mawa and mix well.
    8. Keep the vessel on a preheated tawa on a low flame for few minutes.
    9. Garnish with sliced almonds and serve hot.


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