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Pumpkin Halwa - Tamil Sweet/Dessert Recipe

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Title of the Recipe: Pumpkin Halwa Tamil Sweet/Dessert Recipe.

Category: Pure Vegetarian, South Indian Sweet/Dessert Variety.

Choice of Vegetables: White Pumpkin, Yellow Pumpkin, Carrot, Beetroot, Chow Chow, Potato.

Tamil Sweet/Dessert Recipe Pumpkin Halwa is very popular all over India and easy to make recipe. It is often prepared to celebrate on birthdays, wedding anniversary, or on promotion at work or just anytime recipe. Tamil Sweet/Dessert Recipe Pumpkin Halwa is great dessert for times when you're in a hurry. Here I have made this recipe with Yellow Pumpkin, but alternatively you can use any sort of vegetables of your choice in place of Yellow Pumpkin.

Ingredients Required for Tamil Sweet/Dessert Recipe Pumpkin Halwa:

Yellow Pumpkin - 250gms
Milk - 1/2 litre
Cashewnuts - 10
Raisins - 10
Sugar - 1 cup
Ghee - 1/2 cup
Cardamom powder- a pinch

Method: How to Make Pumpkin Halwa - Tamil Sweet/Dessert Recipe:

Yellow Pumkin Halwa
1. Wash and peel the outer skin and grate the pumpkin.

2. Boil the pumpkin in milk on fire till the raw smell goes off and becomes tender. Add sugar and keep on stirring.

3. Add ghee little by little and keep on stirring until the mixture comes off from the sides of the pan.

4. Add cardamom powder and remove from fire. Roast the cashews in ghee till it becomes golden brown.

5. Garnish the Tamil Sweet/Dessert Recipe Pumpkin Halwa with roasted cashews and raisins and serve hot or cold.

White Pumkin Halwa - Tamil Sweet/Dessert Recipe:

White Pumkin Halwa

In place of yellow pumpkin use white pumpkin and follow the same method to make delicious White Pumkin Halwa.

Carrot Halwa - Tamil Sweet/Dessert Recipe:

Carrot Halwa

In place of yellow pumpkin use grated carrots and follow the same method to make tasty Carrot Halwa.

Beetroot Halwa - Tamil Sweet/Dessert Recipe:

Beetroot Halwa

In place of yellow pumpkin use grated beetroots and follow the same method to make mouth-watering Beetroot Halwa.

Chow Chow Halwa - Tamil Sweet/Dessert Recipe:

Chow Chow Halwa

In place of yellow pumpkin use grated chow chow and follow the same method to make a unique dessert ChowChow Halwa.

Potato Halwa - Tamil Sweet/Dessert Recipe:

Potato Halwa

In place of yellow pumpkin use boiled and finely mashed potatoes and follow the same method to make yummy Potato Halwa.
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