Have a Healthy Sweet, Cook This Lauki Ka Halwa

Lauki Ka Halwa
Via: Envato

We all go healthy from time to time, but the cravings for sweetness remain constant. And with so many vegetables available, how can one not experiment with it. Bottle gourd, commonly known as lauki is one of the vegetables which can be found in any season, and Indians being so fond of sweets, love to include lauki in their sweets too, like lauki ka halwa.

Since lauki comes with health benefits like reducing stress, helps in weight loss, benefits the skin, and much more. It can be used to cook halwa, which won’t be unhealthy. And if you are a mom who is constantly worried about your child not eating lauki, you may want to try this recipe right away.

Kids are always fond of Sweets, and this halwa includes lauki which will be beneficial for them. The lauki ka halwa doesn’t take so long to be cooked; this can be a quick go-to sweet.

Via: Envato


Prepare time: 10 mins
Cook: 35 mins
Ready in: 45 mins


  • 4 tablespoons ghee
  • 2 cups tightly packed, grated lauki
  • 500 ml of milk
  • 7-8 tablespoons sugar
  • 5-6 green cardamoms, crushed
  • 3-4 tablespoons, chopped almonds, cashews, and pistachios
  • 1 tablespoon raisin

Preparation For Lauki Ka Halwa

  1. Start by peeling and grating the lauki.
  2. Now, heat the ghee in a pan on medium flame and add lauki to it.
  3. Saute lauki until the moisture is all dried up.
  4. Next, add 2 cups of full-fat milk and mix it really well.
  5. The milk will start boiling, so keep stirring until ¾ of the milk has reduced and absorbed.
  6. Add sugar and chopped nuts and mix well.

The halwa will gradually start thickening, and there would not be any liquid left. Switch off the flame, then.