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May 22, 2008

Pumpkin halwa - quick dessert recipes

pumpkin halwa I first tasted this sweet during my cousin's wedding and since then I have seen this in most of the tamil wedding parties. I had little pumpkin left after using it for a subji. So thought of trying this.It was so easy to make, took very less time and tasted really good. My hubby simply loved it.

Ingredients-
Yellow pumpkin - 1 cup grated.
Sugar- 3/4 cup or 1 cup.
Ghee/clarified butter- 1tbspn
Cardamom powder- 1tspn.
Milk- 3/4 cup

Method-
Put some ghee in a pan. Add the grated pumpkin and then the milk and allow it to cook for 5 minutes. Then add the sugar and cardamom powder, mix well and cook for some more time. You can garnish with roasted nuts.
And now about the award. I am so thrilled to receive the "nice matters award" from Swati raman garg of Chatkhor. It says “Nice Matters Award is for those bloggers who are nice people; good blog friends and those who inspire good feelings and inspiration. Also for those who are a positive influence on our blogging world.” Thanks a lot Swati. I am so glad , you considered my blog for the award. And now I would like to pass this award to jayashree, jayasree,Raaga,Dee,laavanya,Arundati,Lavi. Congrats .Please accept and enjoy your awards even if you have already got them.

16 comments:

DK said...

The halwa is a great idea!

Congrats on the awards :)

Jayashree said...

Congratulations on the award, dear...and thank you for passing it on to me...

Dee said...

Oh Sowmya !!! I am honored and flattered at the same time!!! Its a pleasure !! Although on another note, Id like to know if a goof friend, nice person or a positive influence or inspiration :D!!! Thanks, u made my evening!! Congratulations to me !!!

Uma said...

Congrats for the well deserved award, Sowmya! Enjoy with that delicious pumpkin halwa. Yummy!

Swati Raman Garg said...

yummy looknig halwa to celebrate d award.. congrats fren

jayasree said...

Congrats on the award. Thank you so much to think of me to pass this award. I am delighted. BTW, even I prepared pumpkin halwa today for the first time. Urs have come out nicely.

Sagari said...

beautifulll hawla sowmya

Laavanya said...

Dear Sowmya, Thank you so much for thinking of me for this award... :)

The halwa looks great.. i've only tried with white pumpkin before must give this a shot sometime.

Cham said...

Yes this halwa has been a classical sweet in Tamilian wedding :) Looks really yummy ur halwa
Congrats on ur award!

Sangeeth said...

congrats on the award....i luv pumpkin halwa..tried it once but kinda messed..will try ur version asap.

Sukanya Ramkumar said...

WOW!... That was a nice recipe. Looks YUM!. Congrats on ur awards... So different...

Asha said...

Love the idea of serving Halwa in a glass, looks delcious!:)
Enjoy the award, hugs to you.

Kalai said...

Wonderful way to celebrate your award! Congratulations, Sowmya. This is definitely a nice blog and thanks for sharing the halwa! :)

Prajusha said...

Congrats on the award.
Pumpkin halwa looks yummy.

Lavi said...

Thanks A Lot Sowmya..Iam Really Touched..

Tempted on Your Pumpkin Halwa..I tried with White pumpkin which i had..halwa was so tasty..thanks for both halwa and Award:))

LG said...

Loved the color of halwa. Congratulations and you deserve it. We are thinking of a bloggers meet for Singapore bloggers. Would you like to join us?

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