Pumpkin Halwa Recipe

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Pumpkin Halwa
How to make Pumpkin Halwa
  • Recipe Servings: 6
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

An exotic Halwa made with the goodness of pumpkins and the aroma of cinnamon.

Ingredients of Pumpkin Halwa

  • 1 Kg Pumpkin (cut into 1 "dices), peeled
  • 1 1/2 stick Cinnamon
  • 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 Halwa

  • 1.Place the pumpkin, water and cinnamon in a saucepan. Cover and cook until tender. Drain and mash the pumpkin.
  • 2.In a large pan, heat 4 tbsp of oil until hot.
  • 3.Add the pumpkin while stirring continuously.
  • 4.Allow the puree to reduce, thicken and darken, for about 10 minutes.
  • 5.Stir in enough sugar to sweeten. Continue cooking until the halwa reduces into a deep amber & glossy mixture.
  • 6.Spoon into a serving dish & serve hot, decorated with raisins, coconut and almonds.

Recipe Notes

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Key Ingredients: Pumpkin (cut into 1 "dices), Cinnamon, Water, Grain sugar, Butter / oil / pure ghee, Raisins, Coconut (grated), Almonds (flaked)