Doodhi Halwa Sweet Recipe For Shivratri

This recipe of Dhoodhi (bottle gourd) ka halwa is quite simple in preparation that you could make during the Shivratri fast. Take a look at its recipe.

By: Debdatta Mazumder
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It is quite amazing that in India, several vegetables are used in making desserts and sweet dishes. Among vegetables, carrots and bottle gourd (doodhi) are two of the most acceptable ingredients to make a halwa.

Shivratri is almost nearing and you definitely would want something healthy to have on that day during the fast.

This recipe of the Doodhi halwa that we've shared here not only tastes awesome but it also provides a good amount of energy during the fasting period. Have a look at the ingredients required and the method of preparation.

Also Read: Here are 20 best vrat recipes to try on Shivratri

Serves - 4

Preparation Time - 10 minutes

Cooking Time - 10 minutes


1. Bottle Gourd - 1 cup (grated)

2. Sugar - ½ cup

3. Ghee - 1½ cup

4. Milk - 2 tbsp

5. Khoya - ½ cup (grated)

6. Chirongi nuts - 1 tbsp


1. Heat a pan and add ghee. Pour freshly grated doodhi into it and cook it for 2-3 minutes. When the doodhi gets softer, add sugar.

Also Read: Read about these recipes to break the Shivratri fast

doodhi halwa recipe for shivratri

2. Add milk and mix it well. When you see the mixture of doodhi and sugar leaving water, cover it with a lid and cook it on low flame for 5 minutes.

doodhi halwa recipe for shivratri

3. Open the lid and add khoya or mawa. Before adding the mawa, mash it well with hands, so that it mixes well with the doodhi.

doodhi halwa recipe for shivratri

4. Doodhi ka halwa is ready to be served. Serve it in a bowl and garnish it with chirongi nuts.

doodhi halwa recipe for shivratri

Isn't the recipe quite easy? Do try it out and give us your feedback.

doodhi halwa recipe for shivratri

Read more about: shivratri, recipes, vrat, sweet
Story first published: Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 11:57 [IST]
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