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Pethe Jo Seero (Pumpkin Halwa) Recipe

Pethe Jo Seero (Pumpkin Halwa) is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1 kg - red Pumpkin
  • 1 litre - Milk
  • 300 g - Sugar
  • 8 to 10 - Cardamoms (powdered)
  • 18 strands Saffron (soaked in 1 tbsp warm Milk for few minutes)
  • 7 to 8 tbsp - Ghee
  • 8 to 10 Almonds finely sliced for garnishing
  • How to Make Pethe Jo Seero (Pumpkin Halwa):

    1. Wash and grate the pumpkin.
    2. Squeeze out the water from the pulp.
    3. Lightly heat the ghee in a heavy bottomed vessel.
    4. Fry the grated pumpkin on a medium flame, stirring continuously till ghee separates.
    5. Add the powdered cardamoms, saffron and milk.
    6. When the mixture is fairly dry, add the sugar and cook for a further 10 minutes.
    7. Place the vessel on a pre-heated tava and let it simmer for 5-7 minutes.
    8. Garnish with sliced almonds and serve hot.


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