Lauki ki Kheer

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  • Lauki (Bottle gourd) peeled ½ kg
  • Pani (Water) 1 & ½ Cup
  • Ghee 2 tbs
  • Kaju (Cashew nuts) sliced 2-3 tbs
  • Badam (Almonds) peeled & sliced 2-3 tbs
  • Kishmish (Raisins) 2-3 tbs
  • Laung (Cloves) 2-3
  • Elaichi powder (Cardamom powder) 1 tsp
  • Doodh (Milk) 1 litre
  • Cheeni (Sugar) 1/3 Cup or to taste
  • Khoya ½ Cup
  • Chandi warq (Edible silver leaf)


Cut bottle gourd into 4 pieces & deseed them then cut 2 pieces into small cubes & set aside for later use.

Deseed remaining bottle gourd and grate with the help of the grater & set aside.

In saucepan,add bottle gourd cubes,water and boil for 10-15 minutes or until soft then blend with the help of the blender & set aside.

In pot,add ghee and let it melt.

Add cashew nuts,almonds and fry for 30 seconds.

Add raisins and fry for 1 minute & set aside for later use.

In pot,add cloves,garted bottle gourd,mix well and cook for 10-12 minutes & keep mixing in between.

Now add blended bottle gourd,cardamom powder and mix well.

Add milk,mix well and bring it boil and cook for 4-5 minutes.

Add sugar,mix well and cook until on low flame for 10-15 minutes and keep mixing in between.

Now add fried nuts and mix well.

Turn off the flame,add khoya and mix.

Garnish with edible silver leaf,almond & serve chilled!

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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