Kasi Halwa / White Pumpkin Halwa / Diwali Sweets

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Kasi Halwa / White pumpkin Halwa - As diwali is approaching here is a great traditional sweet recipe...
4.20 from 5 votes
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Recipe Cuisine Type: Desserts, Fast Food, Homestyle Cooking, Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 5


  • 1 cup Pumpkin or white grated white
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Desi Ghee
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 1 pinch Saffron
  • Edible Camphor very little
  • 1 tbsp Cashewnuts : 1 Tbsp cashewnuts


  • Fry cashewnuts in little ghee till they turn golden brown colour and keep aside.
  • Take a fine muslin cloth , filter the grated pumpkin .
  • Boil the filtered pumpkin water in a heavy bottomed pan.
  • Add saffron , filtered pumpkin in the boiling water and let it cook on low flame.
  • Add sugar , mix and let it cook again.
  • When it looks glossy and starts to combine well, add ghee , cardamom powder, edible camphor and mix well and cook again.
  • When the mixture leaves the sides of the pan , add fried cashewnut , mix and remove from fire. Serve hot. Enjoy.....
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Srividhya Ravikumar
Srividhya Ravikumar

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