Lauki Ki Barfi Recipe
Nearly every Indian has a sweet tooth and craves to have some nice sweets, specially after their meals and on special occasions. The wishes are mostly fulfilled with the availability of so many sweets to choose from. The mithai shops are ever bustling with people queuing up and there are special counters set up during festive days to cater the rush. With so many variations and combinations, its easy to over indulge at times. Here I give a slight twist to the regular khoya barfi and made this barfi with lauki or bottle gourd. Lauki Ki Barfi is fairly easy to prepare and just delectable in taste. Line it up with shining edible silver foil and amaze your family and guests with this irresistible dessert. Lauki Ki Barfi would go well on festive days and its even good for fasting people. So indulge yourself with this simple recipe.
Ingredients needed for Lauki Ki Barfi
Full cream milk – 1 liter
Lauki – 2 cups ( grated )
Sugar -1\2 cup
Khoya – 200 gm
Cardamom powder – 1 tsp
Almond and pistachio slivers for garnishing
Silver foil ( optional )
How to make Lauki Ki Barfi
Heat milk in a heavy bottom pan.
When the milk comes to a boil, add the grated lauki.
Cook till the milk has reduced.
Add sugar and khoya and cook till the mixture is dry.
Add the cardamom powder and mix well.
Grease a thali with ghee.
Pour the mixture on the thali and spread evenly.
Let the mixture set for a few hours.
Garnish with almond and pistachio slivers.
Add silver foil pieces if you want.
Cut into small squares.