Bottle gourd rings

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Bottle gourd rings


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :5 Min

Cook Time : 10 Min

Total Time : 15 Min


Serves : 7
  • 250 gms bottle gourd peeled and washed

  • 100 gms mawa/khoya

  • 1/2 cups sugar

  • 3 tbsp dessicated coconut

  • 10-12 nos badam kaju chopped

  • 1 tbsp powdered sugar

  • 1/2 tsp baking soda/ soda bicarbonate

  • 3-4 nos pistachois chopped for garnishing

  • 3 cups water


  • Collect All The Required Ingredients. Wash And Peel The Lauki And Cut 1 Inch Round Pieces.
  • Scrape Out The Pulp And Seeds From Lauki In Such A Way That The Other End Remains Joined. Prepare All The Rings Like This.
  • Heat Water In A Deep Pan, Add A Pinch Of Soda Bicarbonate. Once The Water Starts Boiling, Drop The Lauki In It Then Cover And Cook Them For 5 Minutes On Medium Flame.
  • 5 Minutes Later, Lauki Will Get Cooked Aptly.
  • Turn Off The Flame, Leave The Vessel Covered As It Is For 2-3 Minutes. After 3 Minutes, Remove The Lid And Transfer The Lauki On A Sieve So That The Excess Water Gets Drained Out.
  • To Prepare The Sugar Syrup, Take Sugar In A Vessel Along With 3/4 Cup Of Water To Make A Thin Sugar Syrup.
  • Place It On Flame To Simmer Until The Sugar Dissolves Completely. Stir In-Between.
  • When Sugar Melts And Its Starts Boiling, Add Semi Cooked Raw Lauki Rings. Cover It And Make Sure That The Lauki Doesn’t Break.
  • Cook The Lauki Rings In Sugar Syrup Until Its Colour Changes Slightly. Turn Off The Flame, Cover And Let It Rest.
  • Keep The Lauki Drenched In Sugar Syrup For Few Minutes So That They Become Sweet. Meanwhile, Prepare The Stuffing For The Lauki.
  • For This, Heat A Pan And Put The Mawa In It. Keep Stirring Constantly And Roast The Mawa On Low Flame So That It Doesn’t Stick To The Pan. After Roasting 2-3 Minutes, Turn Off The Flame And Allow It To Cool Down.
  • As The Mawa Cools Down, Transfer It To A Plate And Add Chopped Badam, Kaju And Powdered Sugar. Mix Well Until All The Ingredients Combined Well.
  • Mawa Stuffing Is Ready.
  • Keep It Aside.
  • After 10 Minutes, Take Out The Lauki Rings From The Syrup And Put Them On A Plate.
  • Then Stuff Each Lauki Generously With The Mawa Stuffing. Press The Filling With Light Hands So It Settles Down Inside The Lauki.
  • Place Pistachios Or Any Dry Fruit At The Centre And Press Gently.
  • Prepare All The Sweet In The Same Manner. Lauki Rings Sweet Is Ready.