Feb 18, 2011

Pumpkin Halwa

Pumpkin Halwa

Recipe credit - Goodhousekeeping Magazine

Serves: 6

You will need

2 tablespoon ghee
300 g ( net weight after grating ) grated pumpkin
150 ml boiled milk
150 g sugar
1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder
1 pinch nutmeg powder ( jaiphal )
1 tablespoon cashew nuts, split
1 tablespoon raisins
1 tablespoon ghee ( to fry cashew nuts & raisins )


Heat ghee in a wide pan. Add grated pumpkin and stir for 8 minutes on a medium heat.

Add milk, cover with a lid and cook on low heat till the pumpkin absorbs the milk and pumpkin mixture dries up ( approximately 15 minutes ).

Add cardamom powder, nutmeg powder and sugar. Mix well. Cook again on a low heat for another 10 minutes till the sugar well blended with pumpkin mixture and thickens / dries up.

Heat 1 tablespoon ghee and shallow fry cashew nuts and raisins separately on a low heat till golden color.

Garnish with shallow fried cashew nuts and raisins.

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Vimitha Anand said...

Lip smacking Halwa.

Priya said...

Delicious and tempting halwa..

Kalpana Sareesh said...

yummy looking..

Chitra Visalakshi said...

Thanks Niya for your super easy recipe. I tried the halwa this evening and it turned out so well. The halwa was so creamy and rich.

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