Thursday, August 15, 2013

Lauki ki kheer (Bottle gourd pudding)

Hello Friends,
Happy Independence Day to All. I am back in blogging after long break. we had great time in 
india, I missed so many delicious recipes from everyone's blog. I"ll be regular now.Thank you so much for all your comments and supports. Lauki ki kheer is very healthy and very tasty dessert made  with bottle gourd.Bottle gourd is very common veggie in india, it is also known as lauki or dudhi in hindi,lau in Bengali.Sorakaya in Telgu, bhopala in Marathi, sorekayi in Kannada and suraikkai in Tamil.This veggie is very low in fat and cholesterol yet high in fibre.Try out this sweet !!!


Ingredients:
  • Grated lauki-2cups
  • Milk-5cup
  • Sugar-1/2cup
  • Almonds pieces-1tsp
  • Green cardamoms powder-1/4tsp
  • Ghee-2tbsp
  • Saffron(kesar)-7-8 strands(optional)
How to prepare:
Heat ghee in pan. Fry grated lauki till water has evaporated.
Heat milk and bring it to boil,reduce the heat to medium and boil for 10 -12 minutes,stirring occasionally.
Now add grated lauki into milk and stir the kheer in every 2 minutes.Cook on low heat for 8 to 10 minutes.Add sugar, cook on low heat till lauki and milk mixed properly.
Simmer for another 5 minutes.Turn for the heat add cardamom powder,saffron, and  almonds pieces.
Mix everything nicely. Lauki ki kheer is ready to serve.
You can serve hot or cold as per choice.
Enjoy!!!
Note:
you can substitute with carrot instead of lauki.



11 comments:

  1. Lauki ki kheer that sounds really interesting.

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  2. Welcome back sweety.. Kheer looks yummy and simply droolworthy Bhawna.. Nice click dear :-)

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  3. Welcome back dear, Nice to know that you had gr8 time back in India. Your kheer looks awesome...

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  4. looks delicious, must try with lauki ...

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  5. Looks delicious , never tried this recipe

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  6. That's a very creamy and yum kheer recipe.....

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  7. Who won't love these.. Aah.. Looks perfect n yum

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  8. Never had it but sounds interesting to try and delicious to have it.

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