kaddu ki kheer | gummadikaya payasam | pumkin kheer


kaddu ki kheer | gummadikaya payasam

Food brings joy to people. kaddu ki kheer is prepared with love and special ingredients. kaddu ki kheer will brighten your day as your taste buds will thank you for this amazing dish. Loaded with flavours, kaddu ki kheer tastes best when shared with loved ones. Because sharing is caring, let kaddu ki kheer enhance the warmth of your relationships. This amazing kaddu ki kheer created by parveen will make any day special. Also, kaddu ki kheer is ideal for special occasions, when you want to whip up something exiting. Let this kaddu ki kheer bring people together. Prepare the dish according to the instructions of kaddu ki kheer to get best results.
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Ingredients (240 ml cup used)

  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • 350 grams pumpkin (half of a medium sized pumpkin)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup Sugar (adjust to suit your taste)
  • 1/8 tsp. cardamom powder
  • Few saffron strands (optional)
  • 3 tbsp. sago / saggubiyam
  • Few drops of rose water (optional)
  • 2 tbsp. ghee adjust
  • Few raisins and cashews
  • Few dried coconut pieces (optional)

How to make the recipe

  1. Pressure cook pumpkin for 1 whistle. Once cool, Scoop the pulp from pumpkin and discard the skin. Grind pumpkin pulp along with the milk, cardamom powder, saffron and sugar to smooth.
  2. Cook sago with 1 cup water till translucent.
  3. Pour the ground mix to the cooked sago and bring it to a boil and simmer for around 3 mins.
  4. Add few drops of rose water, this is optional.
  5. Heat ghee in a pan, add coconut pieces fry till golden. Add cashews and fry till slightly golden, add raisins and off the heat
  6. Add this to kheer or gummadikaya payasam.
  7. Variations:
  8. Boil the milk with sago till translucent. Grate the pumpkin and add it along with sugar, cardamom powder and saffron to the boiling milk. Boil till pumpkin is cooked thoroughly
  9. Serve kaddu ki kheer warm or cold with nuts.

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