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Pumpkin Kheer

Swathy Nandhini
10 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Pumpkin Kheer RECIPE

Pumpkin kheer is absolutely delicious, creamy and rich payasam that can be prepared for any festival.

Recipe Tags

  • Durga Puja Recipe
  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Festive
  • Pressure Cook
  • Boiling
  • Dessert

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. Pumpkin – 1/2 medium size vegetable
  2. Milk – 3 cup
  3. Water – 1 Cup
  4. Sugar – 6 tbsp
  5. Ghee – 1 tsp
  6. Cashews – 10
  7. Raisins – 10
  8. Rose water – 2 tsp
  9. Cardamom powder – 1 tsp
  10. Bay leaves – 2


  1. Wash, remove the seeds and skin of pumpkin. Chop into small pieces and put into pressure cooker.
  2. Add milk to the cooker and cook the pumpkin for 2-3 whistles. Once the pressure seizes, remove the lid and put the cooker on the stove again.
  3. Mash the pumpkin pieces with masher or ladle. Add water and cook on medium flame.
  4. Add cardamom powder and sugar. Stir well and cook until the quantity reduces and it becomes little thick.
  5. Remove from flame, add bay leaves and rose water. Mix and add cashews and raisins fried in ghee to the payasam.
  6. Mix and serve warm or chilled.

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preeti sharma
preeti sharma   Nov-03-2016

kya hum Khachaturian pumpkin use kar saktey hai

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