Kaddu Ka Halwa Recipe by Sanjeev Kapoor

Kudu ka halwa is one of the finest dessert recipes. Its sugary and mouth-melting taste will give you a heavenly flavor. It is a common dessert recipe which we all use to have in our childhood and still in adulthood. And this halwa has a separate charm for older people who love to eat halwa.

Its fresh color garnished with different dry fruits is charming. It has a suitable amount of sugar and is not overly sweetened. Kaddu is a vegetable and is used in different dishes either combined with meat, some other vegetables, or in sweets.

Yellow pumpkins are easily available in India. It is so easy to make this halwa and everyone will love to give it a try after knowing a simple and smooth recipe. Ingredients are so cheap and easily available at home. You can cook it in no time and thus can present it to your elders to win their hearts with this amazing recipe.

Ingredients

  • 2 Yellow pumpkins medium size
  • ½ 2 cup sugars
  • Half cup oil
  • 2 cup Khoya
  • 1 tablespoon Green cardamom powder
  • 2 tablespoon Raisins
  • 2 tablespoon crushed almonds
  • Pistachios

Method to prepare delicious Kaddu ka Halwa

  1. Take a nonstick pan. Add oil to it.
  2. Chop the pumpkins into smaller cubes with the help of the cutting slide.
  3. After the oil is heated, immediately add finely cut pumpkins and sugar.
  4. Cook until the sugar melts and all the moisture is gone. Also, make sure that the pumpkins get soft.
  5. Add khoya and cook for 15 minutes. Whisk your mixture well and don’t overcook. Your mixture should be neither too thick nor too slimy.
  6. Then add raisins, green cardamom powder, and pistachios. Lower the flame.
  7. Serve in a bowl and garnish crushed almonds on the top. 

FAQs?

Kaddu ka halwa is healthier or not?

Yes, it has dry fruits in it you can add all dry fruits to make it even healthier. It is rich in nutrients. Pumpkin has vitamins that are necessary for body functioning.

Which halwa is best?

There is a long list of different kinds of halwa and we cannot deny their individual importance. Sooji ka halwa, Badam halwa, Nawabi Kaju halwa are the most tried and tested desserts. These are highly recommended if you want to beautify your platter.

Kaddu Ka Halwa Recipe by Sanjeev Kapoor
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Kaddu Ka Halwa Recipe by Sanjeev Kapoor

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 Yellow pumpkins medium size
  • ½ 2 cup sugars
  • Half cup oil
  • 2 cup Khoya
  • 1 tablespoon Green cardamom powder
  • 2 tablespoon Raisins
  • 2 tablespoon crushed almonds
  • Pistachios

Instructions

  • Take a nonstick pan. Add oil to it.
  • Chop the pumpkins into smaller cubes with the help of the cutting slide.
  • After the oil is heated, immediately add finely cut pumpkins and sugar.
  • Cook until the sugar melts and all the moisture is gone. Also, make sure that the pumpkins get soft.
  • Add khoya and cook for 15 minutes. Whisk your mixture well and don't overcook. Your mixture should be neither too thick nor too slimy.
  • Then add raisins, green cardamom powder, and pistachios. Lower the flame.
  • Serve in a bowl and garnish crushed almonds on the top.

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