Dudhi halwa

Recipe by Khushboo Barmeda of Dar es Salaam, TZ

Ingredients vegetarian 1 servings

    • 3 Bowls of dudhi (gourd) (grated)
    • 2 Bowls milk
    • 1 Bowl Sugar
    • 1 tsp ghee
    • 1 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
    • a pinch of kesar
    • Almonds and pista ( finely chopped)


    1. Mix dudhi, milk, sugar, ghee, cardamom powder, kesar, 2 tea spoons of almonds and pista in a pan and put on flame.
    2. Keep on stirring till the mixture becomes thick.
    3. Decorate it with almond and pista.
    4. Let it cool and then freeze it.


    Khushboo Barmeda

    hi Sujata,yes you can add 3 bowls of milk if the quantity is more and keep on stiring till the mixture becomes thick.

    nikhat sayed

    peeling dudhi skin is very important as it gives a bitter flavour in sweet dishes also deseeding the dudhi is better as it wont get too soft.

    sujata prasad

    hi khushboo, i wanted to ask if we could add 3 bowls of milk since the quantity of dudhi is more.

    Khushboo Barmeda

    Hi Poornima, Yes you will have to skin the dudhi before grating.

    Soujanya Hariprasad

    Hi Khushboo. Thanks for the name. Ur receipe is very simple & i was not able 2 make it coz of the name dudhi. Now i'll make this receipe 2morow itself.

    Poornima Mendes

    do i have to skin the dudhi before grating???


    what do u mean by dudhi, please tell me the english name of it.

    Khushboo Barmeda

    Hello. Dudhi is a vegetable known as bottle gourd in English, lauki in urdu, Dudhi-Bhopala in Marathi, Sorekayi in Kannada and Sorakkay in Tamil. If you still dont get it then please feel free to ask again.

    Soujanya Hariprasad

    What do u mean by Dudhi? Can u give me the English name of it.


    Hi Khushboo Please tell me How to make dhudhi

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