Saturday, October 9, 2010

White Pumpkin Halwa- Navratri Special



I bought this beautiful work of art from Kolkata. Maa Durga is placed for Pooja on these 9 days of Navratri.



Ingredients

1 cup grated white pumpkin
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup khoya (mawa)
Dry fruite to garnish
1 tsp cardamom powder
2-3 tbsp ghee (clarified butter)

Preparation

In a pan heat 1 tsp ghee and saute cashew nuts and raisins till golden, remove and set aside. In the same pan add the remaining ghee and saute the grated pumpkin on medium heat till the raw smell of the pumpkin leaves. Add cardamom powder, sugar and khoya to the pumpkin. Cook till the ingredients combine well and the moisture dries up.
Add dryfruits and remove from heat. Serve warm.




Sending this to CFK- Festive Foods hosted by Suma. Please send your lovely festive entries to this event.

8 comments:

Nitha said...

delicious halwa..

Sayantani said...

I love this. used to have bowlful of these when I was in Delhi. delicious.

Sayantani said...

I love this. used to have bowlful of these when I was in Delhi. delicious.

Kay said...

those statues are beautiful!! I had a durga like that once.. from surat.

happy navaratri, sharmi!

Priya said...

Happy navratri to u and ur family, halwa looks wonderful..

Harini said...

yummy gummadikaya halwa

kanthi said...

Halwa looks mouthwatering and yummy..

notyet100 said...

halwa looks so good,..happy navratri