Sunday, June 15, 2008

Doodhi Halwa

For the Sweet-Series Event of TOI
For the Vegetable of the week TOI Event

Serves 4


3 cups grated bottle gourd
3 cups full fat milk
3 green cardamom seeds crushed
1/2 cp sugar
a few drops of green colour (optional)
few almonds and pistachios slivered


1. Heat ghee and add grated bottle gourd. Fry till it is transparent.
2. Add milk and bring it to boil. Simmer the gas and cook for 30-35 min or until it is almost dry.
3. Add sugar and colour mix well.
4. Stir 5-10 min till moisture evaporates.
5. Remove from fire and add cardamom, Mix. Serve hot or chilled garnished with almonds and pistachios.


Pooja said...

dudhi halwa is looking so nice. you bring out the very soothing color out of it. thank you for sharing Sheetal :)

Priti said...

Doodhi halwa reminds me of my childhood when my mothers use to make this...gr8 recipe...and very nic pic

pinny said...

let me know how much ghee is required for doodhi halwa
regards pinny

Anisheetu said...

hi pinny... thaks for visiting my blog...
for the halwa half cup ghee will do...

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