Pumpkin Halwa

Red pumpkin, khoya cooked in ghee with sugar and dried fruits. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Red Pumpkin, Sugar
Cuisine Indian
Course Desserts
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Pumpkin Halwa

  • 800 grams Red Pumpkin peeled and grated
  • 2 tablespoons Sugar
  • 100 grams Sugar
  • 70 grams Khoya/mawa grated
  • 10-12 Cashewnuts
  • 10 Raisins
  • 8-10 Raisins
  • 1 teaspoon Green cardamom powder


  1. Heat the ghee in a non-stick kadai. Add the pumpkin and sauté on low heat till soft. Add the sugar, mix well and cook till the sugar melts and the moisture evaporates.
  2. Add the khoya, cashewnuts, raisins and pistachios and mix well. Cook for five minutes, stirring continuously. Remove from heat and sprinkle green cardamom powder. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1282
Carbohydrates 161.1
Protein 29.1
Fat 57.9