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Pumpkin halwa recipe | Easy pumpkin halwa recipe

Pumpkin halwa recipe, easy and quick dessert made with pumpkin and condensed milk
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Calories: 398kcal
Author: Harini


  • 2 cups grated pumpkin tightly packed
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • Few saffron strands
  • 1/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 6-7 almonds chopped
  • 6 cashew chopped
  • 10-12 raisins
  • 2 tablespoons ghee
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder


  • Cut, peel and grate the pumpkin. Measure the required amount and set aside.
  • Chop almonds, cashews and mix with raisins.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons ghee and fry the nuts. Remove the fried nuts and set aside.
  • Add the grated pumpkin to the remaining ghee and saute till it wilts.
  • Add saffron soaked milk and mix well. Add condensed milk and mix well.
  • Cook in medium flame till the pumpkin is cooked and all the moisture is gone. The halwa will now not stick to the pan. Add cardamom powder and mix well. Add fried nuts and mix well.
  • Serve pumpkin halwa hot or cold.


1. You can pressure cook or steam the pumpkin for a while to reduce the cooking time.
2. You can add more ghee if needed


Calories: 398kcal