Lauki Halva Recipe
Recipe .Learn how to cook best and tasty Lauki Halva. An easy way
and tips how to cook Lauki Halva at home .Detail of ingredients of
Lauki Halva and
Lauki / long marrows
Khoya crumbled 400-500 g
Sugar 1/2 kg
Milk 600 ml
Water 300 ml
Cardamoms of rose essence drops (optional) 6-8
Silver vary/leaf for decorating, (optional)
Few sliced pistachios and almonds
Peel and grate the
marrow on a clean grater and place in water simultaneously to keep it from
Drain the water in strainer.
Leave for 5-10 minutes to drain properly.
Do not squeeze the grated marrow as it will discolor.
Put the marrow in a pan along with the water and milk.
Cook on medium heat stirring to avoid sticking to the pan.
When marrow is cooked add the sugar and keep stirring until sugar
dissolves and the moisture evaporates leaving the halva dry.
Taste for sweetness.
If more sugar is required add it at this point and repeat above procedure.
Keep a handful of khoya aside and crumble the remaining on the halva.
Cook on low heat stirring constantly for 5-10 minutes.
Remove from heat before the halva turns brown.
Place in serving dish, sprinkle remaining khoya, pistachios and almonds
and decorate with silver varq if desired.
How to Make Khoya:
Boil 2 liters milk in a pan.
Simmer till quantity is reduced to half, stirring occasionally, Continue
cooking, stirring constantly and scraping from the sides till a thick
paste like consistency is obtained (1 – 1 1/2 hrs).
Allow to cool.