Monday, 1 June 2015

BOTTLE GOURD / LAUKI PAYESH


INGREDIENTS
Grated bottle gourd / lauki                    -                        400 gms
Milk                                                   -                         1 ltr
Sugar                                                  -                         2 tbsp
Ghee                                                   -                         1 tsp
Crushed almonds                                 -                          1 tsp
Raisins                                               -                          1 tsp
Cardamom powder                               -                          a pinch

METHOD
Boil the grated bottle gourd /lauki.
Once cooled ,squeeze the extra water from it.
Heat ghee/ oil in a pan.
Add boiled bottle gourd / lauki and saute for 2 - 3 mins in a low flame.
Boil milk on the gas,When it boiled,keeps in a low flame,
Add fried bottle gourd / lauki to the milk.
Stir in between thickening the milk.
Cook well till it gets thick and bottle gourd/ lauli mix well in the milk.
Add cardamom powder and sugar and mix well.
Garnish with crushed almonds and raisins.