|Yellow/Orange sweet Pumpkin Grated||1 LB|
|Cardamom Powder||1/4 tsp|
|Nutmeg Powder||A Pinch|
|Cashews Roasted||8-10 pieces|
|Raisins Roasted||1-2 tsp|
|Rose Water (optional)||2-3 drops|
|Chopped Nuts (Almond, Pista...)||1-2 tsp To Garnish|
1) Heat half the ghee in a pan and add the grated pumpkin and sauté for couple of min's (for about 5-6 min's) or until the raw smell disappears.
2) Once the raw smell disappears add the milk and let it cook until the liquid evaporates. Stir often.
3) Soak the saffron in 1 tbsp warm water/milk and add it to the Halwa. Stir in the remaining ghee, cardamom powder, nutmeg, roasted raisins & cashews and rose water. Let the flavors blend for 1-2 min's.
4) Garnish with the chopped nuts and serve.**
Note:* Adjust sugar according to your taste.
** You can pour the Halwa into a sheet and let it cool and cut into cubes and serve.