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Pumpkin and Apple Halwa Recipe

  • Pumpkin and Apple Halwa
  • Pumpkin and Apple Halwa
How to make Pumpkin and Apple Halwa

About Pumpkin and Apple Halwa Recipe | Halwa Recipe: Halwa is an indispensable Indian dessert which is made on almost every celebratory occasion and festivals. They are even made as prasad for pujas across the country. Here is an exotic halwa recipe that is unique and delicious, made with the goodness of apples, pumpkin and dry fruits. Pumpkin and Apple Halwa is a dessert dish that you can prepare for guests at a dinner party too. This halwa recipe is perfectly suited to prepare during the fasting season of Navratri.

Ingredients in Pumpkin and Apple Halwa Recipe: The combination of Apple and Pumpkin brings out the delicious and nutritious halwa. Mashed pumpkin and sauteed apple cooked together until thick and glossy, dressed with shredded coconut and rich dry fruits. A perfect sweet indulgence this Navratri season!

  • Total Cook Time 50 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 40 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Medium

Ingredients of Pumpkin and Apple Halwa

  • 1 Kg Pumpkin (diced), peeled
  • 1 kg Apples (cored and diced), peeled
  • Cinnamon sticks
  • 2 tsp Butter/oil/pure ghee
  • 150 ml Water
  • 150 gram Grain sugar
  • 4 tbsp Butter/oil/pure ghee
  • 50 gram Raisins
  • 2 tbsp Coconut (grated), roasted
  • 2 tbsp Almonds (flaked), roasted

How to Make Pumpkin and Apple Halwa

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Place pumpkin, water and cinnamon in a saucepan.
Cover and cook until tender.
Drain and mash pumpkin.
In a separate pan melt 2 tsp butter.
Add apples.
Cover and cook over low, flame until soft.
Mash apples and mix them with pumpkin.
In a large pan, heat 4 tbsp of oil.
Add pumpkin and apple, keep stirring continuously.
Allow the puree to thicken and darken, cook for about 10 minutes. Add sugar.
Continue cooking until the halwa reduces to a deep amber and glossy mixture.
Serve hot decorated with assorted dried fruits with shredded browned coconut atop.

Recipe Notes

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