Mixed fruit and vegetable halwa

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Mixed vegetables and fruits (Pumpkin, Sweet potato, Carrot, Apple, Dates) - 2 cups
  • Sugar - as needed
  • Cardamom - 3 crushed
  • Roasted cashews - 10
  • Milk - 1 to 1.5 cups
  • Ghee - 3 tbsp
  • Saffron - a few strands

How to Make Mixed fruit and vegetable halwa

  • Peel the skin of pumpkin (pooshanikai), sweet potato, apple and carrot. Grate and set aside.
  • Chop dates (about 4) into small pieces.
  • Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a pan. Roast Cashews and set aside.
  • In the same pan, add grated vegetables and fruits. Fry for 5 minutes.
  • Add milk, saffron, crushed cardamom and cook till the milk is absorbed and the mixture turns soft.
  • Add some more milk if the mixture turns out dry and needs to be cooked for some more time.
  • Add sugar and some more ghee and simmer for 10 min.
  • Garnish with roasted cashews and serve warm.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Indian Vegetarian Kitchen