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Kashi halwa | White pumpkin halwa | Ash gourd halwa | Kumbalanga halwa recipe

Kashi halwa | White pumpkin halwa | Ash gourd halwa | Kumbalanga halwa recipe with detailed step by step instructions with pictures and video recipe below. 

Kashi halwa recipe

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What is Kashi halwa

Kashi halwa is also known as White pumpkin halwa, Ash gourd halwa and Kumbalanga halwa. It is an easy Indian sweet or Indian dessert recipe prepared using Ash gourd, sugar, ghee and nuts. Normally we make halwa with flour like corn flour, wheat flour, all-purpose flour, etc. Not only flour we also make halwa with veggies like carrot, beetroot, bottle gourd, yellow pumpkin, potato, etc. and fruits like pineapple, banana, apple, etc. From this, Kashi halwa is one of the vegetable sweets. You can also check other halwa recipes like

Kashi halwa recipe

Ash gourd is also called white pumpkin, vellai poosani, kumbalanga, saphed kaddoo. For this halwa recipe, we can grate ash gourd and saute in ghee and cook well. Add sugar according to the sweetness we want. Finally, add chopped nuts and cardamom for a nice aroma. This halwa is prepared in a few minutes and is a quick and easy dessert recipe. You can also check other dessert recipes like

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Kashi halwa recipe

Kashi halwa | White pumpkin halwa | Ash gourd halwa | Kumbalanga halwa

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Kashi halwa is also known as White pumpkin halwa, Ash gourd halwa and Kumbalanga halwa. It is an easy Indian sweet or Indian dessert recipe prepared using Ash gourd, sugar, ghee and nuts.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 210 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3 cup Ash gourd (grated)
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • ¼ cup Ghee
  • 1 tsp Cardamom powder
  • 10 Cashewnut
  • Yellow color (optional)

Instructions

  • Heat 2 tbsp ghee in a pan.
  • Add chopped cashew nut and fry until it turns golden brown. Take it out and keep it aside.
  • In the same pan, add grated ash gourd and yellow color saute well and cook for a few minutes. Cook well until all water evaporates and the ash gourd is cooked well.
  • Once the ash gourd is cooked well, add sugar and mix well.
  • After a few minutes, the sugar dissolves and it turns a little watery.
  • Stir well and cook this for a few minutes. After a few minutes, it starts to thicken.
  • Add 2 tbsp ghee and saute for a few minutes.
  • Add cardamom powder and roasted cashew nuts into the halwa and mix well.
  • Kashi halwa is ready to melt in the mouth.

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Kashi halwa | White pumpkin halwa | Ash gourd halwa | Kumbalanga halwa recipe with step by step pictures:

1.Heat 2 tbsp ghee in a pan. 

Kashi halwa recipe

2.Add chopped cashew nut and fry until it turns golden brown. Take it out and keep it aside.

Kashi halwa recipe
Kashi halwa recipe

3.In the same pan, add grated ash gourd and yellow color saute well and cook for a few minutes. Cook well until all water evaporates and the ash gourd is cooked well. 

Kashi halwa recipe
Kashi halwa recipe
Kashi halwa recipe
Kashi halwa recipe

4.Once the ash gourd is cooked well, add sugar and mix well.

Kashi halwa recipe

5.After a few minutes, the sugar dissolves and it turns a little watery.

Kashi halwa recipe

6.Stir well and cook this for a few minutes. After a few minutes, it starts to thicken.

Kashi halwa recipe

7.Add 2 tbsp ghee and saute for a few minutes.

Kashi halwa recipe
Kashi halwa recipe

8.Add cardamom powder and roasted cashew nuts into the halwa and mix well.

Kashi halwa recipe
Kashi halwa recipe
Kashi halwa recipe

9.Kashi halwa is ready to melt in the mouth.

Kashi halwa recipe

Keywords to understand

Ingredients Other Words

Ash gourdVellai poosani, kumbalanga, saphed kaddoo, White pumpkin
GheeNey
Sugar Carkkarai, cheenee
CardamomElakkay, ilaayachee
CashewnutMuntiripparuppu, kaajoo

Note

1.You can increase or decrease the quantity of sugar as per your taste.
2.Color is optional, you can skip it.
3.Finely grate ash gourd using a grater.
4.Press and measure 3 cups of grated ash gourd.

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