- Prep Time: 5 mins
- Cook Time: 30 mins
- Serves: 5 People
Ingredients to make Pumpkin Kheer :
- 2 cups peeled chopped yellow Pumpkins
- 1 cup thick milk
- 1 tsp Ghee
- 1 tbsp cashew nuts and Raisins
- Saffron strands
- A pinch of Cardamom powder
- 3-4 tbsp powdered light Jaggery / or sugar
How to make Pumpkin Kheer :
Either grate the pumpkin or chop them to smaller cubes . Cook them till soft.
If you are using cubed pumpkin instead off grating them then puree it in a blender.
In a pan add the ghee, if using the grated pumpkin , sautee in the ghee , add some milk and let it cook till soft.
Add the powdered jaggery/ sugar and the saffron strands after soaking in warm milk, keep flame on very low till the kheer thickens.
If using cooked pumpkin cubes, after blending them, add the puree to the ghee, let it cook for few minutes , then proceed as mentioned above.
Add rest of the milk after the kheer thickens well.
Serve warm or chilled.
Add in the cardamom powder, toasted cashew-nuts and raisins.
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