BM #117 Week 2 Day 3 - 

The last post for this week, is this delicious, melt-in-the-mouth Lauki Halwa.

For some unknown reason, I have never made this halwa in almost 2 decades and I was trying to figure out the reason. This is such an easy halwa to make and a delight to enjoy warm or cold.

I had made this as part of the Lauki Thali

Ingredients - 

Lauki / Bottle Gourd peeled and grated 3 cups
Ghee 1-2 tsp
Milk 1/2 cup
Sugar 1/4 cup + 1 Tbsp (Adjust as needed)
Almond Flour 2 Tbsp
Milk Powder 1/2 cup
Roasted Cashews chopped 2 Tbsp + more for garnish
Cardamom Powder 1/2 tsp

Method Of Preparation -

In a non-stick pan, add ghee and saute the grated bottle gourd. After about 10 minutes, the bottle gourd would have cooked through.

Add milk, sugar and allow the mixture to come to a rolling boil.

Now is the time to sprinkle some almond flour and milk powder and mix well. Make sure there are no lumps.

Sprinkle some chopped cashews and keep stirring well until the halwa comes together as a single mass.

Remove from heat and serve warm.


Preparation Time 20 minutes
Makes 1.5 cups approximately


  1. We used to make Lauki Barfi and I remember it has a delicious taste , even I have never made this halwa , but I assume the taste will be similar to that of a lauki barfi . Sounds super delicious !

  2. FOODIE Says:
  3. Lauki halwa looks so good Harini. Love the moulds / bowls you have served them.

  4. Radha Says:
  5. Super yummy halwa. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

  6. Rafeeda AR Says:
  7. I think I have to get a lauki exclusively for making halwa... looks so good!

  8. Srividhya Says:
  9. Loved this dish when you posted as it as part of the thali. Was waiting for this recipe. Looks yummm.

  10. Suma Gandlur Says:
  11. I keep it simple when I make this halwa but your version sounds richer and delicious. And the lauki thali idea was superb.

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