Pusnikaai (Pumpkin) halwa/Kashi halwa



Pumpkin/Ashgourd/Kashi halwa was this year's Diwali special at my sil's house..She sent in this pic to share on the blog.

Ingredients

1/2 kg pumpkin/ash gourd/poosanikaai
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup boiled milk
1 tsp cardamom powder
Roasted cashews
Pinch of red orange colour
2-3 tbsp ghee

Peel the skin of the pumpkin and grate it. Squeeze out the excesswater from the pumpkin. Heat half the ghee and fry the grated pumpkin for 5-7 minutes. Add milk and a little water and allow the pumpkin to cook well. Add sugar, remaining ghee, cardamom powder and the food colour. Mix well and cook till it starts leaving the sides of the vessel. Garnish with roasted cashews.
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12 comments:

Priya said...

Wow delicious halwa, eyecatching colour..

Happy cook said...

Love the colour, erd halwa is my favourite, i am surprised how little ghee yoiu use.

Rohini said...

Yummy halwa!! Is this the same as what they call "Kaasi halwa"?

EC said...

Thanks Priya and Happy cook

Thanks Rohini..Yes it is same as Kasi halwa

SE(Denufood) said...

looks delicious..nice color..

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Oo0o...never heard of pumpkin halwa..the color looks bright..innovative..

Anupama said...

Perfect is the word for this :-). I'm drooling...

shanthi said...

Delicious halwa and my favourite too

prasu said...

Delicious halwa dear......nice colorful pic.

Sailaja Damodaran said...

My favorite.....yummy

Mythreyi Dilip said...

Very colorful halwa, never tried halwa at home. Very inviting!

Uma said...

yummy halwa.

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