Tuesday, May 5, 2009


Pumpkin halwa is a famous diwali sweet.
If u want, u can add coconut milk and make halwa.
This dessert can be made quickly and is quite delicious and nutritious.

Ingredients :

Pumpkin : 500g
Ghee : 8tbsp
Jaggery : 1/2 Cup
Cashew : 1/2 Cup
Cardamom Powder : 1/2tsp

Method :

1. Peel and chop the pumpkin. Pressure cook the pumpkin.Leave it to cool. Then put it in a mixer and make a thick paste.

2. In a saucepan, add the pumpkin paste along with grated jaggery. Stir well. When it gets medium thickness add the ghee and cashew.

3. Put in low flame till the ghee floats on top of the pumpkin halwa. Check the sweetness and if needed add honey or sugar.

4. Add cardamom powder when it starts to leave from the sides of the pan.

5. Remove from heat and serve hot.

This goes to srivalli's Mithai mela


  1. awesome dish...nice pic as always!!

  2. Lena, upload more fish recipes..

  3. Hi Lena,
    Thank you for visiting my blog and trying my recipes and leaving a comment:) Yes you can use borosil dishes to bake....just follow the recipe if it is the first try...
    Also thanks for the comment on my stitching too:) I would like to see your finished saree stitching too....

  4. Whooo, it makes me to drool here, great recipe, lovely picture.

  5. That looks awesome and gooey.Nice halwa. Just want to dig in:)

  6. Pumkin halwa looks so yummy and colorful. I am drooling......

  7. awesome halwa......v colorful!!!

  8. Thanks Happy cook..

    Thank u lavanya 4 visiting my blog...

    jennifer, its really yummy n easy to make..

    thank u nish..

    thank uu malar gandhi..u got a beautiful blog..

    thank u 4 posting comment smitha..

    dhanya, nw im also tryin to make tomato flower.. :)

    and swapna, thank u 4 postin comment..next time i wl send d snaps of sarees i hav designed.. :)

  9. Wow that looks awesome and yummy... loved ur blog... thanks for visiting mine... will post Kappa and meen curry soon :-)