Recipes - Bottle Gourd Halwa


2 cups grated bottle gourd
50- 75 gms. sticky jaggery
2-3 tbsp. ghee
¼ cup grated coconut ( optional)
Few roasted cashew nuts
½ tsp. cardamom powder.


Squeeze out the water from the grated bottle gourd.

Melt jaggery adding little water. (strain it if required). Keep stirring the jiggery syrup until it reaches a one string consistency. Now add the grated bottle gourd. Keep stirring adding ghee gradually till the mixture becomes a single lump. Add grated coconut n stir for few more minutes.

Sprinkle roasted cashew nuts and cardamom powder.


Comment on this article

  • Thomas Cutinho, Dubai/Mangalore

    Sat, Oct 13 2018

    Very simple receipe. I will definitely try this.

  • Rita, Germany

    Tue, Oct 09 2018

    Dont throwout the squeezed water of the bottle can drink it adding some sugar/or jaggery.It is very healthy for sick people.

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