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Pumpkin seeds halwa Recipe

Pumpkin seeds halwa is a popular Indian Dessert
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
12 hours
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1 cup - Pumpkin seeds
  • 1 cup - Almonds
  • Handful - Walnuts
  • 1 cup - rolled oats
  • 1 cup - grated Jaggery
  • 1/4 tsp - green Cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp - Ghee or oil
  • A few - nuts to garnish
  • How to Make Pumpkin seeds halwa:

    1. Soak all the nuts separately, in lot of water for 6 hrs.
    2. Drain and use ice cold water and grind to a smooth paste.
    3. Heat a pan with ghee, add the ground nut paste and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 mins
    4. Add the jaggery and cardamom, and cook till all the moisture evaporates and becomes dry.
    5. Add powdered oats to this, mix well and continue to cook till the mixture dries
    6. Do not cook longer else the halwa becomes sticky.
    7. Add a tsp of ghee, grease a tray and transfer this and spread it evenly. Refrigerate for 4 to 6 hours and serve.
    8. Recipe courtesy: Swasthi's Indian Food Blog


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