Lauki contains a lot of water – almost 96 percent is water, and as such is light and easy to digest.It is also low in calories and low in fat, bottle gourd is a wonderful vegetable to include in any weight-loss diet. But for the time being lets forget about the weight-loss benefits of Lauki and have a treat with this wonder vegetable…… try out this Halwa and you will love it, easy to cook and yummy to taste.
|LOKI KA HALWA|
Bottle gourd 1
Khoya 250 gm
Green food color a pinch
Coconut powder 1 packet
Sugar 2 cups
Small cardamom 6
Almond powder as required
Sugar 1 tsp
Oil 2-3 tbsp
Grate the bottle gourd, drain all the excess water.
Take 2-3 tbsp oil in the pan and add in 1 tsp sugar along with 6 cardamom powder.
Add in the green food color. Cook it and take out the grated bottle gourd. Add in the 2 cups sugar in the pan and add in ½ cup water and make the sugar syrup.
Add the grated and cooked bottle gourd in the pan again cook it.
Grease a dish and take out the halwa in it.
Garnish it with coconut and almonds. Cool it and serve.