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White Pumpkin Halwa

Srividhya Ravikumar
0 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT White Pumpkin Halwa RECIPE

A traditional Indian dessert that is perfect for Diwali!

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Diwali
  • North Indian
  • Dessert
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. Grated White pumpkin 1 cup
  2. sugar 3/4 cup
  3. ghee 1 1/2 tbsp
  4. cardamom powder 1/2 tsp
  5. saffron a pinch
  6. Edible camphor very little
  7. cashewnuts 1 tbsp


  1. Fry cashew nuts in a little ghee till they turn golden brown colour and keep aside.
  2. Take a fine muslin cloth, filter the grated pumpkin.
  3. Boil the filtered pumpkin water in a heavy bottomed pan.
  4. Add saffron, filtered pumpkin in the boiling water and let it cook on low flame.
  5. Add sugar, mix and let it cook again.
  6. When it looks glossy and starts to combine well, add ghee, cardamom powder, edible camphor and mix well and cook again.
  7. When the mixture leaves the sides of the pan, add fried cashew nut, mix and remove from fire. Serve hot.

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vidya chandrasekar
vidya chandrasekar   Oct-27-2016

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