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Saturday, September 14, 2013

Pumpkin Halwa/, Kashifal Halwa

Kaddu or lauki halwa or Kheer is occasionally made on festivals or fasting days.
In our family we make Tahri and yellow pumpkin halwa on Basant Panchami. 


Preparation Time:- 5 minutes 
Cooking Time:- 2o minutes 
Serves:- 4 
Recipe Type:- Dessert 

  • 1kg yellow pumpkin 
  • 1tbsp sugar or to taste 
  • 2tbsp grated mawa 
  • 1/2 cup milk 
  • 1tsp cardamom powder 
  • 3tbsp desi ghee 
  • 2tbsp chopped nuts 

Recipe procedur:
  • Peel wash and grate the pumpkin. 
  • Heat ghee in a pan add pumpkin fry until all the moisture evaporates. 
  • Lower the heat and cook another couple of minutes. 
  • Add sugar, cardamom powder stir and mix. Cook, as the sugar melts and mixture gets thickened add maca and nuts 
  • Mix well cook for 4 to 5 minutes. 
  • Switch off the gas. 
  • Garnish and serve hot. 

  • You can fry the nuts before adding. 
  • You can add jaggry besides sugar. 
  • You can add milk powder instead of mawa.
  • Make sure there is no water in the halwa. 

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