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Ghiya Burfi/Bottle Gourd Fudge

Anu Lahar
15 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Ghiya Burfi/Bottle Gourd Fudge RECIPE

Delicious burfi made from freshly grated bottle gourd. Delicious and healthy dessert

Recipe Tags

  • Holi
  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Punjabi
  • Roasting
  • Dessert
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. One long fresh bottle gourd / ghiya 1Kg
  2. ghee 1/4cup
  3. Sugar 1 -1/2 cups( 300gms)
  4. Khoya 250 gms
  5. Chopped nuts 1/2 cup ( cashew,almond)
  6. Cardamom powder 1/2 tsp


  1. Grate bottle gourd and squeeze out water completely
  2. In a nonstick wok add ghee and saute for 5-6minutes
  3. Cover it with a lid so that it becomes tender. Stir in between after 2-3 minutes. It takes 8-10 minutes to cook
  4. Open the lid then add sugar. cook till the moisture goes away
  5. When the water dried up then add khoya, chopped nuts and stir well on low flame till khoya melts.
  6. Transfer burfi to a greased plate and smoothen the surface. Let it cool
  7. Cut slices with a knife or a pizza cutter. Serve

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Anu Lahar
Anu Lahar   Feb-08-2020


ruchika dugar
ruchika dugar   Mar-08-2017

very yummy dessert

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