Halwai October 28, 2020


• 250g – Pumpkin cubes
• 1/2 cup – Sugar
• 3cups – water
• Few strands of Saffron
• 1/2tsp – Cardamom powder


  1. Prick the pumpkin cubes with a fork.
  2. Blanch the pumpkin cubes in boiling water. Strain and set aside.
  3. Dissolve sugar in water and bring to a boil.
  4. Add the pumpkin cubes, saffron and cardamom powder.
  5. Cook until sugar syrup is thick.
  6. Rest for 24 hours.
  7. Simmer in a pan the next day to thicken the syrup.
  8. Cool and store in dry jars.

Recipe courtesy of Suman Agrawal