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Lauki kheer

DrSwati Verma
5 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Lauki kheer RECIPE

This recipe is very simple.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Festive
  • Indian
  • Simmering
  • Dessert

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. 1tsp ghee,
  2. 1 cup grated lauki,
  3. 2.5 cup milk,
  4. 1 pinch saffron strand,
  5. 1/4 tsp cardamom powder,
  6. 5tsp sugar
  7. 1-2 tsp rose water,
  8. 10-12 cashews,
  9. 1 tbsp raisins.


  1. Rinse , peel and grate lauki.
  2. In a thick bottomed pan, heat 1 tsp ghee add lauki,
  3. Stir lauki well, saite it for 4-5 minutes on medium flame, then add 2.5 cup milk and stir, aftr 5-6 minutes add a pinch of saffron strands.
  4. Continue to simmer milk till it comes to a gentle boil.
  5. Keep on cooking milk till its reduced a bit, overall cook the milk for 15 to 20 minutes.
  6. Once the milk has reduced add sugar, cardamom powder, cashew. Switch off the flame add 2 tsp rose water.
  7. Serve lauki kheer hot or chilled garnish with munakka or raisins.

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