How to make Red Pumpkin Ka Halwa Lal Kaddu Ka Halwa -

Rich and colourful, wonderful way to use seasonal pumpkin.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Red pumpkin (bhopla/kaddu) (लाल कद्दू/ भोपला), Khoya/mawa (खोवा / मावा)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

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Red Pumpkin Ka Halwa Lal Kaddu Ka Halwa

Red Pumpkin Ka Halwa Lal Kaddu Ka Halwa Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Red Pumpkin Ka Halwa Lal Kaddu Ka Halwa Recipe

  • Red pumpkin (bhopla/kaddu) peeled and grated 1 kilogram

  • Khoya/mawa grated 1/2 cup

  • Ghee 4 1/2 tablespoons

  • Sugar 3 tablespoons

  • Almonds finely chopped 10

  • Cashewnuts finely chopped 5

  • Green cardamom powder a pinch


Step 1

Heat 4 tbsps ghee in a non-stick pan. Add red pumpkin to it and sauté.

Step 2

Add khoya and sugar and mix well cook till pumpkin gets cooked and the mixture reaches halwa consistency. Reduce heat, add green cardamom powder and mix well.

Step 3

Heat remaining ghee in another non-stick pan, add almonds and cashewnuts and sauté on low heat.

Step 4

Transfer halwa into a serving bowl, garnish with sautéed nuts and serve.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.