Churakka Halwa

Delicious halwa made with Churakka/Bottle gourd

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Churakka Halwa

Delicious halwa made with Churakka/Bottle gourd

By A Viji ragavan

Published On: 25 Oct 2006

Rating: 3
5 Votes, 1 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 2
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Step 1

Heat about 1/4 cup of ghee in a pan or a kadai.

Step 2

Heat milk and dissolve sugar in another vessel.

Step 3

Add the grated churakka/bottle gourd to the ghee and fry till the color changes to light brown.

Step 4

While frying, add milk little by little and stir.

Step 5

Take another pan and pour the remaining ghee and fry raisins and cashews in it.

Step 6

When the cashews become brown in color, pour this into the fried churakka.

Step 7

:- Ghee adds more taste.

Step 8

:- Fry churakka continuously without taking off your hand so that it gets soft.

Step 9

Garnish with almonds and cardamoms.


This halwa is simple to make and tasted delicious. Everybody in my family enjoyed eating it. Thanks..

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