Red Pumpkin Halwa

  • White Pumpkin - 1 cup(grated)
  • Sugar - 3/4 cup
  • Cashews - 6 broken
  • Food color - a pinch
  • Cardamom powder - 1/8 tsp
  • Ghee - 2 tbsp


Peel off the outer skin of pumpkin and grate the inner fleshy part.


Extract the water from the pumpkin using a muslin cloth. 

Dont discard the juice measure, add it along with the veggie.

In a pan add the extracted juice from the pumpkin and allow it to boil. 

To this add the pumpkin.


Then add sugar,food color mix well.If the water isnt sufficient for the veggie to get cooked then add 1/4 cup water..In a pan add a tsp of ghee and roast the cashews till golden brown,set aside. 

Once pumpkin turns mushy and gets cooked well(it will be glossy and transparent), the next stage it will form together as a mass and leave the sides of the pan. 

At this stage, add remaining ghee,roasted cashews, cardamom powder,and give a quick stir.Switch off and serve hot/warm.Yummy Halwa is ready to serve.

Red Pumpkin Halwa


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