Pushnikai (White Pumpkin) Halwa

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 4 cups - Grated pumpkin (White)
  • 2 cups - Sugar
  • 1.5 cups - Milk
  • 1 tbsp - Elaichi powder
  • 2 tbsps - Raisins
  • 2 tbsps - Cashews
  • 3 tbsps - Ghee

How to Make Pushnikai (White Pumpkin) Halwa

  • Grate the pumpkin and keep aside.
  • Once the water drains out, squeeze out the rest of the water.
  • Fry the nuts and raisins in ghee. Then add the grated pumpkin and fry a little while.
  • Then add milk and cook till is soft and dry. Add sugar and cook until dry.
  • Add elaichi powder and serve hot.