Monday, October 22, 2012

Yellow Pumpkin Halwa

Pumpkin Halwa


Grated Yellow pumpkin - 200 gram
 unsalted butter - 1 tbspn
Cardamom – 2 
Hot Thick Milk – 25 ml
Saffron – 3 strands
Sugar – 100 gram
Ghee – 1 tbspn
Broken Cashew nuts – 6 
Black raisins – 6 

For garnishing

pista flakes – 1 tspn
Cashew nuts


In a wide pan add ghee, broken cashew and raisins fry for golden brown. Remove the fried cashew and raisins from the pan keep aside. Soak the saffron in hot milk.
In the same pan,  add butter and grated pumpkin and  fry for 5 to 7 minutes
Now add cardamom and milk mix well and cook for 5 minutes.
Add the sugar and keep stirring and continuously 

Add the fried cashew and raisins.  when the ghee oozes out the halwa comes out with  a  nice texture. Remove from the heat. Garnish it  with pista flakes & Cashew nuts.


Linking to Lets party event hosted by preeti - lets party feast celebration diwali, Lets cook for halloween at simplsensationalfood, UK rasoi - what my cuppa,  cooksjoy's diwali base event ,  Viji's virunthu unna vaangka.. Feast for Guru , Jaguriti's Grand Festive feast , Jagruti's Know your Sweetness hosted by sharan , Akila's Dish name Start with P , Anuzhealthykitchen's happy halloween event and Asiya's Feast of sacrifice 



  1. Very delicious and tempting halwa.. looks yummy :)
    Indian Cuisine

  2. yummy halwa...i also posted lst week...but your way is more delicious...

  3. Looks Delicious.
    Thanks for linking..

  4. Delicious pumpkin halwa, very nice treat.

  5. Thanks for Awesome recipe in my event.. Please send me your GFC name and Facebook ID
    for giveaway confirmation in comment of event post

  6. Thanks for linking this delicious halwa to my event. Please do add the event logo as per the rules.

    Only then , I would be able to include your recipe in the round-up..

    Check the link for more details :- Sweetness Event with White Sugar

    Thanks in advance,
    Sharans Samayalarai

  7. Looks Delicious.

    Join my ongoing event Dish It Out Squash & Sugar



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