Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Bottle gourd Halwa

Grated bottle gourd 2 cups
Sugar 1 cup
Milk 1 1/2 cup
Ghee 2 table
Cashewnuts 6
Elachi powder 1 tsp
Raisins 10
Peel and discard the seeds of the bottle gourd and grate it.
Fry cashewnuts and raisins in ghee and keep aside.
Fry bottle gourd in ghee until the water evaporates.
Add sugar and stir in between.
Add milk and cook for few minutes.
When it comes to halwa consistency add elachi powder and fried
cashewnuts and raisins.


Ms.Chitchat said...

One of my favourite halwa but never tried at home,recipe sounds quite simple,sure to give a try.

Jay said...

sounds interesting..perfect version..
Tasty appetite

Kanchana Radhakrishnan said...

Thanks for your lovely comment

Kanchana Radhakrishnan said...

Thanks Jay.

Ushnish Ghosh said...

Dear Kanchana
I like this recipe. We Make Payasa with bottle gourd, but never tried Halua. Looks intersting. Let me see all the recipes here.
Have a nice weekend

Kanchana Radhakrishnan said...

Thanks Ushnish Ghosh.