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Wednesday, October 05, 2011

Kadu Ka Halwa and an entry to indusladies e-book

For the upcoming Diwali on October 26th, 2011, Indusladies is compiling an E-Book called “100 Yummy Diwali SweetRecipes”. We are collecting sweet/dessert recipes from various bloggers to be featured in this E-Book.

This E-book will be made available as a free download to our community's 1.3 Lakh+ members. In addition, they are also be making this E-Book available to our 9000+ Facebook fans and Twitter followers. It's LOTS and LOTS of exposure to those food blogs entering the E-Book!!

We believe this would be a nice way to get the word out about a wonderful blog to the entire membership of IndusLadies!!

Are you a Food Blogger? Or do you have friends who are Food Bloggers? Here's a great news for the Food Bloggers out there who have been blogging for alteast 1 year now...

Those bloggers interested in submitting a recipe for this E-Book...all you need to do is as follows:

1. Send a link from your blog for a sweet /dessert recipe. It should also include the picture of the sweet/dessert. Your recipe, food picture, recipe URL as well as the entire blog URL will get featured in the E-Book.

2. In return, we need you to do two things:

- Now make a blog post in your blog announcing the E-Book compilation by IndusLadies and the recipe you are sending for this E-Book. That way inviting your co-bloggers interested to send in their contribution by Oct 10th,2011.

Any blogger interested can send their entry to partners@indusladies.com by October 8th.

My entry to the e-book is Kadu ka halwa...

Kadu ka halwa is quite quick to make with very less ingredients.My kids and myself love this and when ever i lay hands of fresh kadu(sorakaya) i end up doing this.This recipe i adopted from punjabi recipes.

Kadu/Soorakaya/Bottle gourd (peeled,de-seeded and grated) 2 cups
Almonds/badam 8-10
Milk 1/2 cup
Ghee 1/4 cup
Sugar 1/2 cup (can be increased and decreased based on once taste buds)
Elachi 1 (powdered)


Heat ghee in a non stick pan.Add the grated kadu and saute till kadu is partially cooked.
Now add milk and cook until kadu is tender,which may take around 5-7 minutes.
Add sugar and mix well.Let it cook on slow flame for about 4-5 minutes until the water evaporates.
Sprinkle grated almonds and serve hot.


  1. Delicious halwa, looks super inviting..

  2. Love it...i too make it in a similar way...simply yum...h r u and kids? it's been long since i talked to u...


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