January 3, 2014


Damrot is a  traditional milk based South Indian dessert. The grated white pumpkin or bottle gourd is cooked with milk, sugar and ghee then served with crushed nuts.


Grated white pumpkin or bottle gourd - 1 cup
Milk - 1 cup
Evaporated milk - 1/2 cup
Sugar - 3/4 cup - 1 cup
Ghee - 4 to 5 tbsp
Safffron - a pinch
Cardamom powder - a pinch
Cashew nuts - to garnish.

1.  Add the grated  pumpkin/bottle gourd to milk and cook till the milk is condensed.  Alternatively cook in a crock pot for 4 to 5 hours unattended.
2.  Add sugar, ghee and cook further in the crock pot for about 3 hours.
3.  Finally add the saffron, cardamom powder and garnish with nuts.

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