Poosani Halwa / Pumpkin Halwa

Poosani Halwa / Pumpkin Halwa

Pumpkin Halwa:

Poosani Halwa/Kaasi Halwa.


Pumpkin 1/2 kilo(finely grated)
Cashew nuts 1 cup(slitted)
Dry grapes 1 cup(raisins)
Ghee 2-3 cups
Milk 1-2 cups
White sugar 2 cups
Cardamom powder 1 spoon(made from its seeds alone)


In a wide non-stick pan, add 1 cup of ghee. Add sugar and little water up to sugar level…will be fine. Use wooden spatula to mix it well. Wait till the sugar syrup attains pearly consistency.

Now add shredded pumpkint, milk and cardamom to this. Cover and cook.

In a separate pan heat ghee, fry cashew nuts and dry grapes. Add it to the halwa too. Add the remaining ghee too.

Once Pumpkin is cooked. Remove the cover and cook…till all its water content evaporates. If needed add few spoons of ghee just before removing from stove.

Serve chilled.


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