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Pumpkin Halwa Recipe

Pumpkin Halwa
How to make Pumpkin Halwa

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

  • Total Cook Time 35 mins
  • Prep Time 05 mins
  • Cook Time 30 mins
  • Recipe Servings6
  • Easy

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

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

Recipe Notes

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