Kaasi Halwa (Pumpkin-Poosanikai Halwa)

We do make carrot halwa quite often, This halwa is quite simple and calls for simple ingredients. But the halwa turns out so shiny with a glaze texture

Kaasi Halwa (Pumpkin-Poosanikai Halwa)

We do make carrot halwa quite often, This halwa is quite simple and calls for simple ingredients. But the halwa turns out so shiny with a glaze texture

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By Renukadevi Kumanan

Published On: 28 Jan 2015

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Ingredients

  • White pumpkin / poosanikai 2 cups
    Sugar 3/4 cups
    Ghee 4 tablespoon
    Cashew nuts 6
    Raisin 6
    Cardamom powder a pinch
    Pacha Karakorum(Borneo-camphor) a pinch
    Saffron a pinch

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Kaasi Halwa (Pumpkin-Poosanikai Halwa) Recipe

Step 1

Take out the skin and the seeds from the pumpkin. Grate the flesh of the pumpkin in a small grater

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Step 2 Kaasi Halwa (Pumpkin-Poosanikai Halwa) Recipe

Step 2

In maslin cloth put pumpkin squeezes excess of pumpkin now keep it aside in bowl

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Step 3 Kaasi Halwa (Pumpkin-Poosanikai Halwa) Recipe

Step 3

In pan add that excess water of pumpkin , after boils water

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Step 4 Kaasi Halwa (Pumpkin-Poosanikai Halwa) Recipe

Step 4

Add pumpkin into the pan stir it well and cook for few min to come soft .

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Step 5 Kaasi Halwa (Pumpkin-Poosanikai Halwa) Recipe

Step 5

Cook in low flame and add saffron stir ir well until colour change

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Step 6 Kaasi Halwa (Pumpkin-Poosanikai Halwa) Recipe

Step 6

Add sugar and stir well syrup disappear

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Step 7 Kaasi Halwa (Pumpkin-Poosanikai Halwa) Recipe

Step 7

Add cardamom and Pacha kapooram powder mix it

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Step 8 Kaasi Halwa (Pumpkin-Poosanikai Halwa) Recipe

Step 8

Now add ghee and stir continuously till you get a glossy texture

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Step 9 Kaasi Halwa (Pumpkin-Poosanikai Halwa) Recipe

Step 9

Cook for few more minutes to get it into halwa consistency and the mixture leaves the sides of the pan.

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Step 10 Kaasi Halwa (Pumpkin-Poosanikai Halwa) Recipe

Step 10

In a pan add little ghee add raisin and cashew and fry the cashew nuts till golden brown.and mix with halwa

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Step 11 Kaasi Halwa (Pumpkin-Poosanikai Halwa) Recipe

Step 11

Finally glazy texture of yummy halwa is ready to serve

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