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Lauki ka Halwa Recipe

Lauki ka Halwa Recipe

Lauki ka Halwa Recipe

There are lots of vegetables cooked with Pure Ghee that can take a leading roles into a desserts, amazingly lauki (also called doodhi or ghiya) is one of them! While this delicious lauki ka halwa recipe is most had during the Navratri’s fast, Ramadan fast, or winter-time just like “Gajar ka halwa” this recipe is so simple that you’ll love making this any time of the year!

Lauki ka Halwa Recipe

Loki Ka Halwa

Servings – 4

Recipe shared by: Marium Hamid


  1. Lauki (Doodhi) (Sweet Gourd) finely grated – 4 cups
  2. Milk – 1 cup/150 ml
  3. Pure Ghee – 1/2 cup
  4. Sweetened Condensed Milk – 1/2 tin/200 gm
  5. Green Cardamom Powder – 1 tsp
  6. Almonds – 5 chopped
  7. Raisins – 1 tbsp
  8. Cashewnuts – 5 chopped
  9. Green Food Color – 1/4 tsp (Optional)
How to Make Pumpkin Halwa: English – Urdu Recipe


  • Heat up ghee in a wok, add the cashew nuts, raisins and almonds and fry till golden brown, then add the grated lauki and sauté for a few minutes.
  • Then add the milk and cook till the lauki is soft, mix in the green color and stir well.
  • Now add sweetened condensed milk and stir continuously till the mixture is thick. Sprinkle the cardamom powder, mix well and remove from fire.
  • Serve hot in winter time. Serve cold in summer time.

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