Lauki Ki Kheer, Bottle Gourd Pudding - Navratri Special Recipe
Lauki Ki Kheer- Healthy and delicious Bottle gourd and milk pudding
Servings: 4 people
- 1 liter Full fat Milk
- 400 gms Bottle Gourd / Lauki
- 1 cup Sugar / Chini
- 1/3 tsp Cardamom Powder / Elaichi Powder
- 2 tsp Rose Water / Gulab Jal
- 2 tbsp Clarified Butter / Desi Ghee
- 8 Almonds / Badam
- 10 Pistachio / Pista
- pinch Saffron / Kesar
Boil milk for 10 minutes in a pan on low flame.
Peel and remove all the seeds from lauki.Grate it with a fine grater.
Squeeze the grated bottle gourd to remove extra moisture(you can use this water to make chapati dough)
Heat ghee in a heavy bottom pan.Add grated bottle gourd in it and stir fry on medium heat for about 5 minutes
Add milk in the bottle gourd pan.Simmer for about 30 minutes,keep stirring in between.
Now add sugar and chopped nuts and simmer for 10 minutes.Switch off the flame and add cardamom powder.
When kheer cool down completely then add rose water in it.
Garnish with saffron and few chopped nuts.Serve chilled or warm