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Lauki ka halwa (microwave recipe)

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Lauki ka halwa/Dudhi halwa or Bottle Gourd dessert recipe is a microwave recipe, It is a different version of the recipe than the original recipe as it is made in microwave. It tastes the same and is less time consuming and no mess while cooking.


  • Bottle gourd/ Lauki ( skin pealed and grated, 1/2 cup after squeezing of water)
  • Sugar (1/8 cup or as per your sweetness)
  • Milk (1/4 cup)
  • Ghee (1 tbsp)
  • Almonds (4)
  • Cashew nut (6)
  • Raisins (6)
  • Green cardamom (a pinch)


  • Grate the bottle gourd and squeezed the water from it.
  • Use the water for other cooking purposes as it contains lot of vitamins in it.
  • Separate the grated bottle gourd from water and keep it aside.
  • In a microwave safe bowl, add the bottle gourd, sugar, milk and mix well.
  • Wrap it in a cling film and microwave it for 5 minutes on high power.
  • Remove the cling film and mix well.
  • Add ghee and microwave it for 1 & 1/2 minutes uncovered.
  • Garnish it with dry fruits like almonds , cashew nuts , green cardamom powder, raisins  and mix them well.

Delicious lauki ka halwa is now ready to be served chilled. Enjoy!

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