Indians and mithai is the one combination that no one can take apart. From festivals to small occasions, a 'mithai ka dabba' is always present at our houses. If you have gone shopping for mithais, then you are very well aware of the struggle to push people in a huge crowd and make your way to the front to order some sweets and namkeen of your choice. But given the pandemic, it's best to avoid such a crowd. Since we can't buy mithai's from outside, we can always make them at home. So, for you to make yet another simple recipe, try this new kind of lauki ki barfi that will be a hit among your family members and guests.
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Health Benefits Of Lauki (Bottle Gourd):
Lauki (or bottle gourd) is known to have essential nutrients like riboflavin, zinc, iron, magnesium, vitamin C, vitamin B and vitamin C. This vegetable can also help you keep your body hydrated, improve digestion, may help to regulate blood pressure and aid in weight loss.
While searching for simple recipes made from lauki, we came across a recipe of lauki ki barfi by food vlogger 'Cook with Parul'. This dish does not require the use of mawa or chashni.
Here Is The Recipe Of Lauki Ki Barfi | Lauki Ki Barfi Recipe:
To make this recipe first, you need to take two-three laukis and deseed them. After deseeding, grate them into a bowl and remove the excess water from the vegetable. Then, add two tablespoons of ghee in a pan, throw in your grated lauki and cook on low to medium flame for 5 minutes.
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In a grinding jar, add one glass of milk, half a cup of sugar, one tablespoon of cashews, and 200 gms of chopped paneer. Blend it well till a smooth liquid is formed. Add this milk mixture to your lauki, stir it continuously till they combine. You can also choose to add green food colouring to it.
Take a cake tin, grease it well and add the prepared lauki mix to it. Freeze it for half an hour and garnish it with dry fruits. Your lauki milk cake is ready to be served and enjoyed.
Watch the full recipe video of lauki ki barfi here: