Sunday, January 23, 2011

Kaddu Ki Kheer Recipe

Kaddu ki Kheer in North India is a delectable pudding made of grated white pumpkin, which can transform the vegetable into a mouthwatering dessert. It can also be a great way for the vegetable to be camouflaged and served to children! Kaddu ki Kheer may be served for special occasions at home or even on a regular day along with homemade food. It is simple to make and one must surely try it.

  • White pumpkins- small sized
  • Sugar – ½ cup
  • Condensed milk- 1 cup
  • Milk- ½ cup
  • Cardamom powder – ½ cup
  • Ghee- ¼ cup
  • Sabudana- 2 Tblsp soaked in water for 15 minutes.
  • Vanilla essence – 1 tsp
  • Cashew nuts – 15
  • Raisins - 15
1. Grate the white pumpkin after skinning it. Squeeze out the water from it.
2. Fry cashew nuts and raisins in ghee for sometime until it turns to light brown, keep them separately
3. Fry grated pumpkin separately in ghee until the water is dried and keep it aside.
4. Bring the milk to boil and add sugar to it and let it simmer on low fire.
5. Add the grated Kaddu to the milk and boil for 15 minutes along with Sabudana.
6. Remove from flame and allow cooling.
7. Add vanilla essence to the Kheer for added aroma.
8. Serve chilled with added garnishing like cashews, raisins and saffron.

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