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Ingredients:
    
  • 250 grams Bottlegourd (Lauki)
  • 1 cup Vinegar (Sirka)
  • 1 1/2 cups Water
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chili pepper (Lal Mirchi)
  • 2 big Cardamoms (Elaichi Moti)
  • 1 1/2 cups Sugar (Cheeni) (heaped)
  • 2 teaspoons long strips of Ginger (Adrak)
  • 2 cloves Garlic (Lasun), chopped
  • 4 teaspoons Raisins (Kishmish)
  • 6 Almonds (Badam), blanched
  • 8 Dates (Khajoor), stoned
  • 3 teaspoons Salt (Namak)

Method:
  1. Scrape the pumpkin and grate it.
  2. Cook in water with garlic, ginger, dates till tender and dry.
  3. Add vinegar, sugar, salt, red chili, almonds and raisins.
  4. Cook till a little thick and slightly golden brown.
  5. Pour into bottles or jars. Preserve appropriately