Plain Pumpkin Halwa

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - grated white pumpkin
  • 1 cup - sugar
  • 1 tsp - vanilla essence
  • 1 tsp - ghee
  • 1 cup - fresh milk
  • 3 tbsp - condensed milk
  • 3 tbsp - raisins

How to Make Plain Pumpkin Halwa

  • Melt the sugar in a thick pan with 1/2 cup water till a fairly thick syrup is obtained.
  • Add the grated pumpkin, milk, condensed milk and simmer stirring all the time until the mixture begins to crystallize and looks transparent.
  • Add the essence, lime juice and ghee. Mix well.
  • When the mixture starts to leave the sides of the pan, mix in the raisins. Pour out onto a greased plate.
  • Cut into squares when quite cold.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Anglo-Indian Recipes