Kasi Halwa


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A mouthwatering halwa recipe prepared from white pumpkins, kasi halwa is usually enjoyed in festivals and special ceremonies. The red coloured kasi halwa is decorated with chopped nuts.

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Kasi Halwa recipe - How to make Kasi Halwa



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  1. In a deep pan, add 2 cups of water and add the bottle gourd and cook on a slow flame for 5 minutes.
  2. Remove, drain and keep aside.
  3. In a deep pan, add enough water and sugar, mix well and boil till the a sugar syrup of 2 thread consistency is obtained.
  4. Add the cooked bottle gourd, mix well and cook till the mixture becomes thick.
  5. Reduce the flame, add the ghee and orange colour and mix well.
  6. Remove from flame, add the cardamom powder or rose essence and mix well.
  7. Serve hot.

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This recipe was contributed by kalsvaidya on 27 Sep 2011

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