Bottlegourd- 1 cup,grated
Sugar- 1/2 cup
Milk- 1 cup
Roasted Channa dal powder- 1tsp
Cashew powder - 1 tsp
Elachi powder - 1 tsp
Ghee as u wish.


1) Peel the skin of bottlegourd and grate them.
2) Boil milk and grated bottlegourd together.
3)After bottlegourd is cooked,add sugar and mix well.
4) After sugar gets melted,add cashew powder,elachi powder and channa dal powder.Mix them well.
5)Add ghee and mix them till the mixture gets into halwa proportion without sticking to the vessel.

I prepared this halwa for my hubby's bday in august . I have posted in my earlier stage of blogging.......but now i am reposting this again for you .


Viki Xavier. said...

An halwa from bottle gourd.. sounds yummy. I tried with 'ash gourd' (white pumpkin) and never with bottle gourd. Will soon try this.

vidhas said...

nice halwa Shama. I never tried halwa in bottle guard.

Navita said...

lauki ka halwa...one of my fav.

thanks for stopping by..
hope i have found a regular reader in u :)

SriLekha said...

looking yum! am drooling over it!

Indranee said...

Never tasted this halwa...looks real tasty! Happy New Year!!

Sukanya Ramkumar said...

This sound so good. Nice recipe. Never tried this before. Will try it soon. Healthy too... YUM!

Deepa Hari said...

Halwa looks yum...i have tasted it but never tried making it...will give it a try...adding channa dal powder is a nice variation.

Deepa Hari said...

Halwa looks Yum....i have tasted it but never tried making it...will give it a try...Adding channa dal powder is a nice variation.

Preety said...

i never knew we can make halwa with bottlegourd..i wonder how does it tastes

Gita's Kitchen said...

Bottlegourd halwa sounds and looks so delicious, a different one Shama :)

Vibaas said...

Yummy halwa Shama. Hey did you change the blog layout? Looks nice.

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

halwa looks yummy dear.

Uj said...

This is new to me.. Looks delicious :)

Sanghi said...

Good one Shama.. I'v heard of this, but not tried. Looks yummy..
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sriharivatsan said...

Seems easy to prepare..Looking yummy..

nivedita said...

HI Shama,
Thanks for sending three lovely entries for my event.