Bottlegourd/Doodhi - 1 medium size
Milk - 1 1/2 cups
Sugar - 5 Tblsps
Ghee - 4-5 tsps
Elaichi powder/Cardomom powder -1/2 tsp
Almond flakes for garnishing.
Take the bottlegourd and peel the skin and grate it nicely into fine pieces.
Now take a kadai put 3 tsps ghee and roast the grated doodhi.
When the raw smell goes pour milk over the doodhi and keep on stirring in medium flame.
When the doodhi is cooked nicely in milk and the milk evaporates,add sugar and cook on medium flame.
Keep stirring till the sugar also gets mixed nicely with the doodhi and dries up.
Now slowly add 3-4 tsps of ghee and mix nicely,and also add the elaichi powder and mix.
Now remove from fire and garnish with sliced almond flakes.
You can now serve hot doodhi halwa.