Pumpkin/Kaddu ka Halwa | How to make Pumpkin/Kaddu ka Halwa

By Geeta Sachdev  |  6th Jul 2016  |  
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About Pumpkin/Kaddu ka Halwa Recipe

So delicious, melt in mouth super soft halwa.

Pumpkin/Kaddu ka Halwa, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Pumpkin/Kaddu ka Halwa by Geeta Sachdev will definitely help you in its preparation. The Pumpkin/Kaddu ka Halwa can be prepared within 10 minutes. The time taken for cooking Pumpkin/Kaddu ka Halwa is 30 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Pumpkin/Kaddu ka Halwa step by step. The detailed explanation makes Pumpkin/Kaddu ka Halwa so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Pumpkin/Kaddu ka Halwa can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Pumpkin/Kaddu ka Halwa from BetterButter.

Pumpkin/Kaddu ka Halwa

Ingredients to make Pumpkin/Kaddu ka Halwa

  • 1/2 kg pumpkin
  • 1/2 bowl ghee of clarified butter
  • 1/2 bowl sugar or as per taste
  • 1/2 bowl water
  • Crushed seeds of 5 cardmoms
  • 1 tbsp melon seeds
  • 1 tbsp chopped almonds or nuts as per choice
  • 1 tbsp raisins
  • 6 to 7 cashews

How to make Pumpkin/Kaddu ka Halwa

  1. Peel wash and cut petha into small pieces.
  2. Boil in pressure cooker along with water for 2 to 3 whistles.
  3. Turn off the flame, let the steam release on it's own.
  4. Open the lid, mash petha with masher or with back side of the ladle. If there is some water, let it cook till the water evaporates.
  5. Heat ghee in a kadhai or heavy bottom, pan roast chopped nuts with raisins. Put mashed petha in it.
  6. Cook for few mins, then add sugar and cardamom, mix well, cook till halwa leaves the sides of the kadhai or water evaporates from it.
  7. Place in a bowl, serve with melon seeds or cashews.

My Tip:

Cook halwa till all water evaporates.

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