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Dudhi Halwa (Bottle Gourd Pudding)

A nutrient dense dessert

Nutritive values per serving


249 Kcal


16.5 g


5.5 g


18 g

If you love to eat sweets, especially during this festive season, and don’t want to feel guilty about it, try out this GeneClinicX certified Dudhi Halwa (Bottle Gourd Halwa) recipe. It’s an excellent dessert option because it has a perfect balance of fiber from dudhi (bottle gourd), good fats from the nuts, milk, ghee, and coconut, and the sweetness of jaggery and raisins. Ensuring that your desserts are much more balanced than simply being carb loaded is a smart way to indulge your sweet tooth.

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(makes 2 servings)

  • ½ cup grated dudhi (bottle gourd)                 

  • ½ cup toned Milk                       

  • ¼ cup paneer                            

  • 1 tbsp desiccated coconut     

  • 1 tbsp ghee                                

  • 4 tsp jaggery powder             

  • 5 almonds                           

  • 5 cashews                          

  • 5-6 raisins                              

  • Elaichi powder to taste

How to prepare:

  1. Remove the skin of the dudhi (bottle gourd) and grate it

  2. Add 1 tbsp of ghee to a pan and cook the grated dudhi (bottle gourd) on a low flame for 5 min

  3. Add the toned milk, cover with a lid, and let it cook on a low flame for 5 min

  4. Add the paneer (home-made paneer will lend it an even better texture), desiccated coconut, chopped almonds, chopped cashews, raisins, powdered jaggery and mix well

  5. Let the halwa cook on a low flame of 2 min

  6. Transfer the dudhi halwa (bottle gourd pudding) to a bowl and serve hot or chilled

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