Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Kuvale Randho ( Ash Gourd Halva )

We all have certain dishes made in our homes which are considered very healthy and nutritious. They are usually given to children for their health, old people and others in their sickness. One such vegetable or fruit vegetable is Ash Gourd . Its juice is said to increase the memory and concentration, the vegetable itself is very easy to digest and is given to people who have less appetite or intestinal problems. It also has cooling effect on our body system. When such an ingredient is made into a sweet dish it surely vanishes into the stomach in no time and you feel great that the family has had its nutritional quota of the day.

Ingredients :

Ashgourd - 1 small
milk - 2 cups
Fresh cream - 2 to 3 tbsp
Milk powder - 2 to 3 tbsp
Sugar - as needed

Method :

Peel the outer skin and grate the ashgourd.
Don't throw the peel it can be used in making a tasty chutney (see the recipe here)
Heat ghee and add the grated ashgourd and cook for 10 to 15 minutes.
When cooked add sugar and again cook for 10 minutes.
Then add milk and cream and raisins.
Cook till milk evaporates.
Add milk powder and mix well.
Serve decorated with chironji and kesar strands.

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