Recipe for pumpkin (damroot) halwa

6 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 6
White Pumpkin - 2 cups (grated)

Milk - 2 cups milk

Milk Maid - 1/2 cup

Sugar - 1 cup

Khoa- 1/2 cup grated

Cardamom Powder - 1 pinch

Cashew Nuts - 10 to 12 nos

Ghee - 1/4 cup

Kesar Powder - 1/2 pinch


  • Squeeze out the excess water from the Pumkin.
  • In a flat hard bottom pan boil milk and when it comes to boil add grated pumpkin and cardamom powder.
  • In 1 teaspoon of water mix kesar powder and add it to the pan.
  • Keep stirring till the milk gets absorbed by the pumpkin.
  • Add sugar and cook in low flame.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of ghee and stir continuously till the ghee gets separated.
  • Add grated khoa to the cooked halwa.
  • The halwa will turn dry when cooked fully.
  • In ghee fry the cashewnuts till golden brown. Add it to the halwa.


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