If you want to eat sweets during fasting, then make gourd barfi, you will get better nutrition with taste, the recipe is easy
Burfi made from gourd rich in nutrients is very tasty.
You can use gourd barfi as fruit.
Lauki Barfi Recipe: Many people observe fast during Chaitra Navratri. During the worship of Mata Rani, which lasts for nine days, many people keep fast for the whole time, at this time only fruits are consumed. It is bound to have a craving for sweets many times due to continuous fasting, in such a situation, gourd barfi can be prepared and eaten. Apart from being delicious, Lauki Barfi is also very beneficial for health. Apart from improving digestion, bottle gourd is also beneficial for the heart. Lauki Barfi is an easy-to-prepare sweet dish and is relished by people of all age groups.
Making gourd barfi is very easy and if you have never tried the recipe of this sweet dish at home, then the method given by us can be very useful for you. Tasty gourd barfi can be prepared at home for fruit by following some simple steps.
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Ingredients to make Lauki Burfi
Gourd – 1 kg
Mawa – 250 grams
Cashew nuts chopped – 14-15
Cardamom powder – 1 tsp
Pistachio – 1 tsp
Ghee – 1/2 cup
Sugar – 250 grams
How to make Lauki Burfi
If you want to make gourd barfi for fruits, then first of all choose a soft gourd and peel it off with the help of a peeler. Now cut the gourd from the middle and separate its seeds. After this, grate the remaining gourd and keep it separately in a bowl. Now put 2 teaspoons of desi ghee in a pan and heat it. After melting the ghee, add grated bottle gourd to it and fry it on low flame. During this, keep stirring the bottle gourd.
After roasting for a while, the bottle gourd will become soft, after that add sugar as per taste, mix and let it cook. Keep stirring the bottle gourd after a while until the sugar gets mixed well with the bottle gourd. When the bottle gourd is roasted well, then put the remaining desi ghee in it. After cooking for some time, mix mawa and dry fruits in the pan. Turn off the gas after cooking while stirring for some time.
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Now add cardamom powder to the mixture, mix it well and let it cool down. In the meantime, grease the bottom of a plate or tray with desi ghee. Put the prepared bottle gourd mixture in it and spread it evenly all around. Spread chopped cashews and pistachios over it. Now let the mixture set. Barfi will set in about 1 hour, after that cut it into desired shape with the help of a knife. Tasty and healthy gourd barfi is ready.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : March 25, 2023, 13:30 IST