Kaasi Halwa (pumpkin/poosanikai Halwa)

by curryadmin
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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Kaasi Halwa (pumpkin/poosanikai Halwa) – pachakam.com
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Cuisine Tamil
Prep Time 1 hours
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • White pumpkin / poosanikai - 2 cups
  • Sugar - 3/4 cups
  • Ghee - 4 tbsp
  • Cashew nuts - 6 nos
  • Raisin - 6 nos
  • Cardamom powder(a pinch) -
  • Pacha Karakorum(Borneo(camphor) - a pinch, Borneo) -
  • Saffron(a pinch) -
Cuisine Tamil
Prep Time 1 hours
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • White pumpkin / poosanikai - 2 cups
  • Sugar - 3/4 cups
  • Ghee - 4 tbsp
  • Cashew nuts - 6 nos
  • Raisin - 6 nos
  • Cardamom powder(a pinch) -
  • Pacha Karakorum(Borneo(camphor) - a pinch, Borneo) -
  • Saffron(a pinch) -
Votes: 1
Rating: 4
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Instructions
  1. Take out the skin and the seeds from the pumpkin. Grate the flesh of the pumpkin in a small grater
    Kaasi Halwa (pumpkin/poosanikai Halwa) – pachakam.com
  2. In maslin cloth put pumpkin squeezes excess of pumpkin now keep it aside in bowl
    Kaasi Halwa (pumpkin/poosanikai Halwa) – pachakam.com
  3. In pan add that excess water of pumpkin , after boils water
    Kaasi Halwa (pumpkin/poosanikai Halwa) – pachakam.com
  4. Add pumpkin into the pan stir it well and cook for few min to come soft .
    Kaasi Halwa (pumpkin/poosanikai Halwa) – pachakam.com
  5. Cook in low flame and add saffron stir ir well until colour change
    Kaasi Halwa (pumpkin/poosanikai Halwa) – pachakam.com
  6. Add sugar and stir well syrup disappear
    Kaasi Halwa (pumpkin/poosanikai Halwa) – pachakam.com
  7. Add cardamom and Pacha kapooram powder mix it
    Kaasi Halwa (pumpkin/poosanikai Halwa) – pachakam.com
  8. Now add ghee and stir continuously till you get a glossy texture
    Kaasi Halwa (pumpkin/poosanikai Halwa) – pachakam.com
  9. Cook for few more minutes to get it into halwa consistency and the mixture leaves the sides of the pan.
    Kaasi Halwa (pumpkin/poosanikai Halwa) – pachakam.com
  10. In a pan add little ghee add raisin and cashew and fry the cashew nuts till golden brown.and mix with halwa
    Kaasi Halwa (pumpkin/poosanikai Halwa) – pachakam.com
  11. Finally glazy texture of yummy halwa is ready to serve
    Kaasi Halwa (pumpkin/poosanikai Halwa) – pachakam.com
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