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Lauki Ka Halwa Recipe

Published on: August 31, 2013 | Updated on: April 27, 2015
Lauki Ka Halwa

Lauki Ka Halwa

Young mom’s constantly wish to make their kids eat more of green vegetables while most of the kids just don’t get along well with these veggies. We all know the benefits of including them in our diet. So I give you a recipe which your kids and family would love and you would also love to see them having lauki with a smile. I made this Lauki Ka Halwa and my kid just finished it to its last bite. Lauki Ka Halwa goes well as a dessert and can be made quickly. You can decorate it nicely with dry fruits and silver foil and it won’t even appear that it is made from the regular lauki. So next time you want to make a dessert for your family, try out this delectable Lauki Ka Halwa and see how the veggie is thoroughly enjoyed to the last bite.

Ingredients needed for Lauki Ka Halwa

Ghee – 2 tbsp

Lauki ( Bottle gourd) – 2 cups (grated)

Milk – 1 cup

Cardamom powder – 1/2 tsp

Khoya – 1 cup (broken into small pieces)

Sugar – 1/2 cup

Dry fruits for garnishing


How to make Lauki Ka Halwa

Heat ghee in a heavy bottom pan.

When the ghee is hot, add grated lauki.

Fry for 2-3 minutes.

Add milk and cook till milk is reduced.

Add cardamom powder and khoya and mix well.

Cook for 3-4 minutes.

Add sugar and cook for another minute.

Garnish with almonds and pistachio slivers.

Serve hot or chilled, as per choice.


I am a dental surgeon turned full time mom of a lovely boy. Apart from running around him and doing a lot of activities with him, I like to cook and experiment with new stuff.

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