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Showing posts with label LOKI KA HALWA. Show all posts
Showing posts with label LOKI KA HALWA. Show all posts

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Lauki Ka Halwa(Sweet Bottle Gourd)

Lauki Ka Halwa(Sweet Bottle Gourd)
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
Ingredients 




Bottle gourd


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

Method:

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.