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Lauki Burfi Recipe | Ghiya Barfi Recipe | Bottle Gourd Burfi Recipe

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Lauki burfi is a popular North Indian sweet that is traditionally prepared as a phalahari during vrat and festivals. The ghiya barfi is made by cooking grated lauki, milk and khoya with sugar. Once it thickens, it is set on a plate and allowed to cool to form the burfi.

The lauki as a vegetable has great health benefits and is good for digestion. It is rich in dietery fibre and hence this sweet has great nutritious values as well.

The lauki ki burfi is a simple recipe to make and does not take too much of your effort. The addition of dry fruits in the burfi enhances the flavour of the sweet. The lauki burfi is mainly prepared during fasts and vrats.

So, if you are keen on trying this recipe at home, here is a video followed by a step-by-step procedure with images of how to make lauki burfi.

LAUKI BURFI VIDEO RECIPE

Lauki Burfi Recipe | Ghiya Barfi Recipe | Doodhi Barfi Recipe | Lauki Ki Burfi Recipe
Lauki Burfi Recipe | Ghiya Barfi Recipe | Doodhi Barfi Recipe | Lauki Ki Burfi Recipe | Bottle Gourd Burfi Recipe
Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
3H
Total Time
3 Hours 10 Mins

Recipe By: Meena Bhandari

Recipe Type: Sweets

Serves: 8-10 pieces

Ingredients
  • Milk - 1/2 litre

    Lauki - 1/2 (150 g)

    Khoya - 1 cup

    Mixed dry fruits (chopped) - 3 tsp

    Sugar - 4 tbsp

    Ghee - for greasing

Red Rice Kanda Poha
How to Prepare
  • 1. Take lauki and cut it into half.

    2. Peel the skin and grate the lauki piece.

    3. Add milk in a heated pan.

    4. Add the grated lauki.

    5. Stir continuously to avoid burning at the bottom.

    6. Allow it to cook for 5 minutes on medium flame.

    7. Add khoya and mix well.

    8. Allow it to cook for 4-5 minutes.

    9. Add the mixed dry fruits and sugar.

    10. Stir continuously and allow it to cook for 15 minutes.

    11. Remove it from the stove, once it thickens and becomes tight.

    12. Grease a plate with ghee.

    13. Add the mixture on the greased plate.

    14. Dab a little to flatten it.

    15. Allow it to cool for about 2 hours until it sets.

    16. Cut it into vertical strips.

    17. Then cut it into horizontal strips for it to become square pieces.

    18. Serve.

Instructions
  • 1. You can add consensed milk instead of the khoya., in which case the quantity of sugar must be altered.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 1 piece
  • Calories - 286 cal
  • Fat - 16 g
  • Protein - 10 g
  • Carbohydrates - 27 g
  • Sugar - 14 g

STEP BY STEP - HOW TO MAKE LAUKI BURFI

1. Take lauki and cut it into half.

2. Peel the skin and grate the lauki piece.

3. Add milk in a heated pan.

4. Add the grated lauki.

5. Stir continuously to avoid burning at the bottom.

6. Allow it to cook for 5 minutes on medium flame.

7. Add khoya and mix well.

8. Allow it to cook for 4-5 minutes.

9. Add the mixed dry fruits and sugar.

10. Stir continuously and allow it to cook for 15 minutes.

11. Remove it from the stove, once it thickens and becomes tight.

12. Grease a plate with ghee.

13. Add the mixture on the greased plate.

14. Dab a little to flatten it.

15. Allow it to cool for about 2 hours until it sets.

16. Cut it into vertical strips.

17. Then cut it into horizontal strips for it to become square pieces.

18. Serve.

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