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Vegan Lauki Coconut Halwa in white bowl on a wooden table with candles in background

Vegan Lauki Coconut Halwa | Bottle Gourd Coconut Pudding

  • Author: Shradha
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 people 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Diet: Vegan


Vegan Lauki Coconut Halwa is the best way to enjoy the festive spirit deliciously yet guilt-free. Find a step-by-step recipe for this quick dessert.



  • 3 tbsp coconut oil
  • ¼ cup mixed nuts of choice
  • 2½ cups lauki or bottle gourd, grated
  • ¼ cup jaggery (or more according to taste)
  • 2 cups of coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp elaichi or cardamom powder
  • Rose petals, for garnish
  • Coconut powder (optional) 


  1. First, in a pan, heat coconut oil and sauté chopped mix nuts and dried fruits of choice for a minute.
  2. Then, add grated Lauki and cook on low heat for 5-7 minutes.
  3. Next, add coconut milk. Mix well and cook down for 10 minutes.
  4. Then, add jaggery, elaichi powder and mix well.
  5. Finally, serve hot and garnish with rose petals.


 If you like more coconut flavour, you can add also coconut powder after coconut milk.