Yellow Pumpkin or Squash Kheer Recipe

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This is a traditional South Indian recipe made using milk, pumpkin and cashews. his delicious dessert recipe is prepared on festivals like Diwali and other special occasions as well.Full of flavor, this sweet recipe is a quick and an easy to make recipe.

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Servings: 6


Cost per serving $0.41 view details


  1. Heat ghee in a pan. Fry the cashewnuts and raisins. Remove and keep aside.
  2. To the same pan, add the grated pumpkin. Saute for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Bring the milk to a boil and add the pumpkin. Simmer for a minute or two.
  4. Add sugar and simmer until reduced by half.
  5. Add vanilla essence, cashewnuts and raisins. Gently mix and serve.
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 84g
Recipe makes 6 servings
Calories 283  
Calories from Fat 39 14%
Total Fat 4.33g 5%
Saturated Fat 2.66g 11%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Potassium 170mg 5%
Total Carbs 63.8g 17%
Dietary Fiber 0.7g 2%
Sugars 59.81g 40%
Protein 0.65g 1%


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