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Lauki Ki Barfi Recipe - No Mawa Mithai | Ghiya Ki Barfi | Bottle Gourd Burfi

easy Lauki Ki Barfi Recipe - No Mawa Mithai | Ghiya Ki Barfi | Bottle Gourd Burfi
Course sweet
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Lauki Ki Barfi Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Resting Time 4 hours
Total Time 5 hours 10 minutes
Servings 10 pieces


for burfi:

  • 1 kg lauki / bottle gourd
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 2 cup milk
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 3 drops green food colour
  • 2 tbsp almonds roasted
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
  • silver vark for decoration

for milk coconut mixture:

  • 1 tsp ghee
  • cup milk
  • ¾ cup milk powder unsweetened
  • 1 cup coconut grated


  • firstly, peel the skin of 1 kg lauki. make sure to take tender lauki as they are easy to cook and have fewer seeds.
  • remove the seeds and grate the lauki.
  • in a large kadai, heat 2 tbsp ghee and add grated lauki.
  • saute for 5 minutes, or until the water from lauki is gone and lauki is softened.
  • add 2 cup milk and cook well.
  • cook until the milk is evaporated completley and lauki softens.
  • now add ¾ cup sugar and 3 drops green food colour.
  • mix well until the sugar melts completely.
  • meanwhile, in a pan heat 1 tsp ghee, 1½ cup milk, ¾ cup milk powder and mix well.
  • also, add 1 cup coconut and cook well.
  • cook until the mixture thickens and starts to separate the pan.
  • transfer the milk coconut mixture to lauki base.
  • mix well and continue to cook on medium flame.
  • cook until the mixture starts to separate the pan and holds the shape.
  • further add 2 tbsp almonds, ¼ tsp cardamom powder and mix well.
  • transfer to the tray lined with baking paper.
  • level up and rest for 3 to 4 hours or until the burfi is set completely.
  • now, unmould and apply silver vark.
  • cut into the desired shape.
  • finally, enjoy lauki burfi or store it in the refrigerator for a week.