Lauki Barfi Recipe (How to make Lauki Burfi Recipe)
Lauki Barfi Recipe - made using bottle gourd, milk, sugar, and khoya. For the flavoring, cardamom powder and rose water are added.
800 grams or 4
Lauki (bottle gourd or dudhi)
, Loosely packed
2 + 2
Ghee (clarified butter)
150 grams or 1
, grated or crumbled and tightly packed
Green cardamom seeds powder
sliced, for garnishing on top
Grease the tray or thali using ghee and keep it aside.
Peel the bottle gourd, scoop out the center soft part with seeds and grate it. For grating purpose use box grater or food processor.
Making Lauki Barfi Recipe:
Heat the 2 tablespoons of ghee in a pan on medium heat. Once hot add grated lauki and saute till it is soft and moisture free.
Then add milk and simmer till all the milk is evaporated and the mixture become almost dry and thick.
Now mix in remaining ghee and cook for a minute.
Then add khoya, mix and cook till it is melted and incorporated well.
Now mix in sugar and cardamom powder. As sugar melts, mixture becomes thin and runny, continue stirring and cooking till it becomes thick and leave the sides of the pan.
This time turf off the stove and mix in chopped cashews and rose water.
Pour the mixture into greased tray and spread out evenly.
Sprinkle sliced almonds and slightly press so it sticks to the burfi mixture.
Cover and let it set for few hours, then cut into square pieces using greased, sharp knife.
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 serving
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