Recipe: Bottle-gourd (Sorakkai) Halwa

  Ingredients:

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Bottle-gourd.

  • Bottle-gourd – 1, peeled.
  • Cardamom – 4-5 pods.
  • Raisins – 10-12.
  • Cashew nuts – a few pieces.
  • Milk – 2 cups.
  • Sugar – 8 teaspoons.

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Grated bottle-gourd.

Method:

  • Grate the bottle-gourd, removing the seeds.
  • Powder the cardamom and along with the cashews, fry in 3-4 teaspoons of ghee.
  • Add the grated bottle-gourd to the ghee and fry.
  • Add the milk and sugar to the bottle-gourd and bring to a boil, then let it simmer.
  • When cooked, add the raisins.
  • Serve chilled.

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Bottle-gourd halwa.

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