pumpkin halwa, kaddu ka halwa recipe | halwa recipes


pumpkin halwa | kaddu ka halwa

Heart-warming pumpkin halwa will make you sit up and notice. When you feel hungry, pumpkin halwa is the best dish to curb your hunger pangs. Let pumpkin halwa bring joy in your life with its yummy flavours. With pumpkin halwa, you can also bring joy to others’ lives, that’s the power of good food. So, next time you are planning a get-together, you know your-go-to dish is pumpkin halwa. It’s easy to prepare and tastes great. Your family and friends will become your fans for preparing this awesome pumpkin halwa. This delicious pumpkin halwa prepared by parveen is perfect for special and memorable occasions. The rich flavours of this delicacy will make you a cooking-expert in your friend circle. This pumpkin halwa is quite popular around the world.
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Ingredients (240 ml cup used)

  • 2 cups pumpkin grated or ½ kg
  • ¼ cup + 1 to 2 tbsp. sugar (adjust slightly)
  • Few cashews or pistachios chopped
  • 1 to 2 tbsp. ghee
  • generous pinch cardamom powder
  • Few tbsp. milk (optional)

How to make the recipe

  1. Add ghee or coconut oil to a hot pan and fry the nuts till golden. Keep them side.
  2. To the same pan, add grated pumpkin or cooked pumpkin (refer image step by step one). Fry for about 4 to 5 minutes till the raw smell goes off.
  3. Pour the milk if using and add cardamom powder. Cook until the milk is absorbed.
  4. Add sugar and cook till the sugar melts and the halwa thickens.
  5. Add fried cashews and garnish.

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