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Pumpkin Halwa Recipe (Indian Dessert)

4.30 from 4 votes

Pumpkin halwa is a traditional Indian dessert or sweet which is made without milk. Though it sounds quite boring to make pumpkin halwa but tastes delicious.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsLunch, Snacks
CuisineDesserts, Indian
Servings 4


  • Pumpkin – 1 kg
  • Desi ghee- ½ cup
  • Sugar- 1 cup
  • Green Cardamom – 2 pcs
  • Almonds- 2-3 pcs
  • Melon seeds – 1 tsp


  • In a Kadai, heat ghee, cardamom and add pumpkin. Cook it till the quantity of pumpkin reduces. Add sugar at this stage. Cook the material till pumpkin turns brown. It will take 20-25 min to cook. Keep stirring while the pumpkin cooks and leaves the sides of the Kadai or pan.
  • Serve hot and garnish with melon seeds and almonds.


Tags dessert

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Richa Gupta
Richa Gupta

I love to explore healthy way of cooking in my kitchen. I share my creations on my YouTube channel "Healthy Kadai"

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