Tuesday, 30 September 2014


Kaddu Ki Kheer / Pumpkin Pudding


Red Pumpkin                            – 1 Cup diced/cubed
Boiled Milk                              – 2 Cups
Sugar                                        – 1 Cups
Mawa/Milk Powder                 - 1/2 cup
Cashewnuts                               - 10 Finely chopped
Almonds                                    – 10 Finely Chopped
Raisins                                      – 10-15
Pistachio                                   - 5 Finely chopped as flakes
Cardamom powder                   – 1 teaspoon
Ghee                                         – 1 tbsp


Cook Pumpkin cubes in 1/4 cup of water in pressure cooker up-to 2 whistle.
Take out the boiled pumpkin and do not throw the water. Mash the Pumpkin cubes in the water and make puree. Please do not blend or grind using any gadget. Mash it with spoon or fork.
Heat ghee in a heavy bottom Pan.
Add Cashews, Almonds, Raisins in the ghee. Roast them for a min and add pumpkin puree to it.
Add milk, Mawa, cardamom powder & sugar.
Mix all ingredients well & cook the kheer for 15 mins or until the milk starts to thicken up a bit.
Garnish the Kheer with pistachio flakes. Pumpkin Kheer is ready to serve hot. This can be a fasting time dessert or can be used as a regular dessert for your dinner or lunch parties.

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