Is one of the delicious and special sweet served mainly in weddings .
if you are South Indian, you will definitely have tasted in any of the wedding you attended.
Recipe is simple .
Remove skin and Grate Ash gourd/white pumpkin or budhikumbalakayi . almost 3 cups & Don’t discard the water .
Switch on the stove, add those grated Ash gourd in a thick bottomed pan and at low medium heat, cook for almost 15 minutes,stirring occasionally (do not burn) .
After 15 minutes, you can see almost all water has been evaporated and mixture seems thick .
At that point, add 1 cup of granulated sugar and few kesar threads .
Cook another 6 to 8 minutes .stirring more frequently until its thick and collects to one place .
Finally add roasted cashews,melon seeds ,raisins ,cardamom powder and 3 tablespoons of ghee/clarified butter .
Cook for another 2 to 3 minutes ,stirring continuously.
It’s done!! You will end up getting just 1/2 cup of sweet but believe me it’s the most delicious sweet even a bite is enough to satisfy your sweet/taste buds.