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Friday, November 16, 2012

Dumroot Halwa / White Pumpkin Halwa/ Kashi Halwa

Dumroot halwa is very tasty dish.. Its famous in Karnataka. I made this for Deepavali. It vanished even before Diwali arrived..So enjoy this flavorful Halwa..


  • White Pumpkin - 200 gms
  • Low fat condensed milk - 1/4 tin
  • Cardamom powder  - 1/2 tsp
  • Cashews
  • Raisins
  • Ghee
  • Saffron 


  • Remove the skin and seeds Grate the pumpkin and keep it aside.
  • Strain the excess water from pumpkin. Heat ghee in a pan, add the cashews and raisins.
  • Remove the cashews and raisins.
  • In the remaining ghee , add the pumpkin and fry for two mins.
  • Add the pumpkin water and allow it to boil. Close and cook for 5-7 mins,
  • Add the low fat condensed milk to it. Stir well.
  • Soak the saffron in little milk.
  • Stir well, add cardamom powder and saffron. Keep in simmer till the base is set in Dum.
  • Allow it to cook till it turns brown in the below layer of the Halwa.
  • Finally add the fried nuts.

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  1. looking so delicious:)want to try this one:)

  2. Kesari looks lovely and delicious

  3. looks super delicious.. the almonds on the garnish adds more beauty to this delicious halwa... Thanks for sending this yummy recipe to my event.. Looking for more yummy recipes...

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