Pumpkin Kheer

Serves 2-3

Preparation time 10 Minutes

Cooking time 10 Minutes


Pumpkin - 150 gms

Milk - 200 ml

Sugar - 1/4 cup

Cinnamon powder -1 tsp

Ghee - 1 tsp

Cardamom - 3-4

Saffron - 1/2 gm

A “not so common” rendition of the classic rice kheer. Pumpkin, being a vegetable with a naturally sweet taste makes it an amazing fit for desserts.


1) Heat milk and boil pumpkin in the milk.

2) Add sugar to the milk along with cinnamon powder.

3) Let the pumpkin boil and become soft.

4) Strain the pumpkin and blend it in a fine puree and preserve the milk.

5) In a casserole, heat ghee and add the pumpkin paste and let it cook.

6) Add the preserved milk from before to the pumpkin paste and reduce till think.

7) Serve hot or cold.

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