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Lauki kheer | bottlegourd kheer recipe

     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:

  • 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.
Celebrate Sweets Event - Rak's Kitchen_thumb[8]
I am sending  my Carrot Kheer and Pineapple Kesari to the same event. Click on the picture for the recipe.
carro kheer
pineapple kesari

31 COMMENTS

  1. 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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