lauki pitha

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lauki pitha


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :3 Hr 0 Min

Cook Time : 2 Hr 0 Min

Total Time : 5 Hr 0 Min


Serves : 8
  • lauki 1

  • rice 1 cup

  • gud 1 cup

  • salt 1/2 tsp

  • coconut cut into small pieces 1 cup

  • desi ghee 2-3 tablespoon


  • first peel and cut lauki discarding the seeds
  • soak rice for 2-3 hours
  • in a pressure cooker cook lauki for 1 whistle
  • blend together rice and lauki in a blender
  • in a deep thick bottom pan boil this mixture with 4 cups of water
  • stir it continuously as the rice will thicken and form lumps
  • check with your wet hands..if it is not sticky then it's done
  • add gud and mix well
  • it will become like a sticky dough
  • add coconut and mix well
  • grease a baking pan and transfer this dough to the pan
  • with some ghee on your palm level the dough uniformly
  • add the remaining ghee all over it
  • now bake at 200 degrees for 1 and half hour
  • check if the sides will leave the pan and a beautiful golden colour will appear on the crust
  • let it cool completely
  • cut into pieces and serve