Recipe: Dudhi Halwa

Festive season is still on and you don’t have to get off your health goals with the guilt free version of dudhi halwa!

Ingredients: serves 2

-300g bottle gourd (Dudhi/Lauki)

-120g coconut milk

-2 Tbsp ghee (clarified butter)

-6 cashews

-6 almonds

-1 Tbsp cinnamon powder 

-2-4 drops Stevia/2 Tbsp Erythritol


-Add ghee to a a pan. Fry nuts until golden.

-Add the bottle gourd and sautéed until soft.

-Add coconut milk and sweetener. Keep stirring until the milk boils, the mixture should not stick to the pan.

-Add the cinnamon powder.

-Let it simmer further until it turns thick and creamy.

-You can garnish with more nuts (crushed almonds/pista). Cool it and serve.

Tip: You can also replace coconut milk with cream for a richer texture. 

Guest Article, Dietician Shwetha Bhatia