(squeeze grated Bottle Gourd to remove excess water)
Milk ½ cup
Milk Khoya (Mawa) grated 100 gm
Sugar 100 gm
Cashew Nuts ½ cup
Almonds 2 tbsp
Dry Black Grapes (Black Raisins) 1 tbsp
Cardamom granules Powder 1 ts
Nutmeg Powder 1 ts
Dry Ginger Powder 1 tbsp
Heat Ghee in a pan. Add Aloe Vera and semi fry it. Add grated Bottle Gourd and continue frying on low-medium flame. When moisture of Bottle Gourd gets burnt and starts to look drying, add Milk and cook for some minutes until Milk gets evaporated, add Milk Khoya, Sugar, Cashew Nuts, Almonds, Black Raisins, Cardamom Granules Powder, Nutmeg Powder, Dry Ginger Powder. Keep mixing very well while continue cooking on slow-medium flame until it becomes a soft lump.
Remove in a serving bowl.
Garnish with pieces of Cashew Nuts, Almonds and Black Raisins.
Enjoy Herbal Version of Indian Traditional Recipe…Halvo…
Bottle Gourd long & thin slices of 1 small bottle gourd
Gram Flour 1 cup
Semolina 2 tbsp
Turmeric Powder ½ ts
Red Chilli Powder ½ ts
Soda-bi-Carb ½ ts
Salt to taste
Oil to deep fry
Sweet Potato 1
Salt to taste
Jaggery 1 tbsp
Spiced Peanuts 2 tbsp
Thin Yellow Vermicelli (sev) ¼ cup
Take Tomato, Sweet Potato, Salt and Jaggery in a pressure cooker. Pressure cook to 1 whistle. Leave pressure to cool down for 5-7 minutes. Add Garlic Chutney and blend it well using handy blender. Strain it. Keep a side to use later.
Take Gram Flour and Semolina in a bowl. Add Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder, Soda-bi-Carb and Salt. Mix well. Add water as needed and whisk well to prepare thick batter.
Heat Oil to deep fry. One by one, dip each slice of Bottle Gourd in prepared batter and put in heated Oil to deep fry on low-medium flame. Turn over when needed to fry both the sides. Fry to light dark brownish.
Make a slit on each fritter and fill in with Green Chutney and arrange on a serving plate.
Pour over prepared Sauce. Garnish with sprinkle of Spiced Peanuts and Vermicelli.
Serve Fresh and Hot.
Spice up Yourself with…Cooling Bottle Gourd & Heating Spicy Sauce…
In a wet grinding jar of your mixer, take chopped Gooseberry, Gooseberry crush, Star Anise Powder and Ginger. Crush it very well and filter the liquid in the mixture. Add Black Salt Powder and Honey and mix well.
Fill the shot glass with crushed Ice up to ¾. Fill the glass to full with the prepared Gooseberry-Honey mixture.
Confront Sunstroke of Summer with a Shot of Gooseberry and Honey.