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Lauki kheer | bottlegourd kheer recipe

by Jeyashris Kitchen
LAUKI KHEER
     Lauki|Sorrakai in tamil is a veggie which we use for making kootu. I never know that we can make sweet out of this veggies, till i tasted lauki halwa at my friend’s place. Then she told that we can make Lauki kheer too. Since this was interesting i wanted to give it a try and to my surprise this turned out so yummy and here comes the  recipe:
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INGREDIENTS:

LAUKI 1/2 NO
MILK 1 LITRE
CONDENSED MILK 1/4 CUP
SUGAR 2 TBLSP(OPTIONAL)
GHEE 1 TBLSP
SAFFRON FEW STRANDS
CARDAMON POWDER A PINCH

lauki kheer
METHOD:


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  • Peel the skin of the bottle gourd and scoop out the seeds.
  • Grate them and squeeze out the water from this.
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  • In a kadai add the ghee and saute this grated squeezed bottle gourd for 3-5 mins in a low flame.
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  • Keep it aside. Boil the milk and reduce it to 3/4 th of the quantity.
  • Add condensed milk and stir well.
  • Add the grated bottle gourd to the milk mixture and let this boil in milk for 10 minutes in a low flame.
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  • Switch off the flame and add sugar (if using) and cardamom powder . Stir well.
  • Garnish with few saffron strands.
  • Serve chilled.

bottle gourd kheer
Sending this kheer to the event started by Nivedita and hosted by Rak’s Kitchen.
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31 comments

julie September 14, 2011 - 3:36 pm

Yummy kheer ..Innovative idea with lauki..lovely presentation n lovely platter..

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Nithya September 14, 2011 - 5:13 pm

Creamy rich kheer 🙂 Its sure a treat 🙂

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Now Serving September 14, 2011 - 7:11 pm

YUMMY! who'd have guessed lauki can be used for kheer – very innovative dear 🙂

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Uma September 14, 2011 - 11:25 pm

Kheer looks ro rich and creamyyy.. Good idea having lauki in kheer and I'm sure it wud be loved by all.

Cheers,
Uma

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Krithi's Kitchen September 14, 2011 - 11:28 pm

That is a yummy kheer.. I too make this… Lauki kind of blends in the kheer right…
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RAKS KITCHEN September 15, 2011 - 12:04 am

Wow,this is so new to me,I loved it! Pretty clicks too!And thanks for sending the beautiful entries 🙂

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aipi September 15, 2011 - 12:22 am

My mom often make this n we all love it very much , your stunning pics are making me crave for some!
USMasala

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Hamaree Rasoi September 15, 2011 - 2:08 am

Kheer looks so delicious and creamy.

Deepa
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Shanthi September 15, 2011 - 2:22 am

yummy and creamy kheer. Last week only I saw this in a TV show. Sooo rick and wonderful clicks…

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Rekha shoban September 15, 2011 - 2:44 am

wow!interesting kheer…surely will try it!nice click jeya!

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Priti September 15, 2011 - 3:22 am

I like lauki halwa than the kheer …hardly make this …looks yum

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Radhika September 15, 2011 - 4:29 am

Cool clicks. Slurrp…

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Chitra September 15, 2011 - 4:54 am

This is very new to me. Its looking creamy and rich 🙂

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Sharmilee! :) September 15, 2011 - 5:36 am

Have heard abt this kheer from my friend..but havent tasted it..looks so delicious..yummy too

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Premalatha Aravindhan September 15, 2011 - 5:42 am

Delicious kheer,Healthy too…very nice presentation…

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Sudha Sabarish September 15, 2011 - 6:30 am

Yummy kheer and heard about this before and easy to prepare.Sure will try once.

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Kaveri September 15, 2011 - 8:24 am

Mouthwatering Kheer…Looks very rich and creamy

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Jayasri Ravi September 15, 2011 - 9:06 am

lovley looking kheer never made with lauki still, I keep thinking I want to make it, but, as my family don't like too much sweets I don't make lot of sweets, beautiful clicks and lovely presentation

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Kalpana Sareesh September 15, 2011 - 9:48 am

yummy so so good.. wonderful idea..

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GEETHA ACHAL September 15, 2011 - 9:58 am

Nice way to make kids eat veggies…Looks so tempting kheer..

We too used to make halwa with this veggie…Tastes so good….

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Prathima Rao September 15, 2011 - 11:49 am

Yummyyy!!!! So creamy & luscious!!!
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Priya September 15, 2011 - 2:17 pm

Wonderful looking kheer, super rich and inviting..

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divya September 15, 2011 - 2:36 pm

Wow cake looks gorgeous and great decoration…

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divya September 15, 2011 - 2:37 pm

Wonderful looking kheer, super rich and inviting..

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Sayantani September 15, 2011 - 3:27 pm

I so want to have a bowlfull of this.

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Sensible Vegetarian September 15, 2011 - 3:41 pm

Yummy looking kheer looks fantastic.

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Neha September 15, 2011 - 4:06 pm

I love lauki ki kheer

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ente pachakasala September 15, 2011 - 7:42 pm

ymmy kheer superb

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Sush September 16, 2011 - 12:52 am

Lovely kheer recipe!

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LG September 16, 2011 - 10:50 am

Slurrrp!!! looks yummy!!!!!

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Laavanya September 16, 2011 - 2:55 pm

I've made halwa with this but never kheer.. looks great!

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