Pumpkin Kaddu Halwa


  • 2 cups grated Pumpkin[kaddu]
  • 1/3 cup of Sugar
  • 2 tablespoon Ghee
  • pinch of Cardamom powder
  • 5 tablespoon Milk
  • dry fruits for garnish


Step 1

Add ghee to the pre-heated saucepan and add the grated pumpkin to it. Stir until the vegetable loses its rawness.

Step 2

Add milk to the mix after 3-4 minutes. Stir well and mix the cardamom powder in to the saucepan. Continue to stir until the milk is completely absorb by the pumpkin.

Step 3

Add sugar and mix all the ingredients well. Turn off the heat when the mixture dries completely.

Step 4

Garnish with dry fruit. You can also garnish with fried dry fruits.


The halwa is ready when the mixture leaves sides of the saucepan from all the sides. You can also add almonds, pistachio and raisins to enhance the flavors of the dessert.

Benefits of pumpkin for digestion

Pumpkin Helps in Digestion

The insufficient amount of fiber in the human body causes digestion problem. A body must intake 20 -35 grams of fiber every day. Include a bowl of pumpkin puree in the daily diet and get rid of constipation. As it offers 10 grams of fiber in the body .

Pumpkin Improves Immunity

This Halloween vegetable has huge health benefits. Apart from providing fiber, this vegetable offers Iron, Vitamin A and Vitamin E. The vegetables prevent body from illness and keeps eyes and bones healthy.

Keeps Prostate Healthy

The seeds of this vegetable are beneficial to keep the prostate glands healthy.  The phytosterols property of this vegetable eliminates the reducing size of the prostate.

Boost Sex Power

The zinc compound of pumpkin increases the sex, power, especially in men. Intake of this round-shaped vegetable improves fertility and potency.

Keeps Skin Young

The antioxidants found in the vegetable keeps pollution and dirt away from the skin. Get rid of the black spots, allergy and other skin problem by including this veggie in the routine diet.

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