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Pumpkin Kheer
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Pumpkin Kheer | Kaddu Ki Kheer | Poosanikai Payasam

Pumpkin Kheer is a tasty and delicious kheer that can be prepared with just few ingredients. It is a perfect after meal dessert
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Calories: 137kcal
Author: sharmila kingsly

Standard 1 cup measures 240 ml


  • 1 cup Pumpkin
  • 1 cup Water
  • ½ Lit Milk
  • cup Condensed Milk
  • ¼ cup Sugar
  • 3 Cardamom
  • 5 Cashew nuts
  • 1 tbsp Ghee


  • Chop the Pumpkin into cube sized pieces. In a vessel add in water and cook the pumpkin till its cooked.
  • Drain the cooked pumpkin and mash it well , set aside. In a sauce pan add in the milk and start cooking in a medium flame.
  • Once the milk boils simmer the flame and then add the condensed milk and sugar. Cook for 15 mins in a very low flame.
  • Next add in the mashed and cooked pumpkin to the reduced milk. Mix well
  • Add in the crushed cardamom pods and mix well. Switch off the flame.
  • Heat ghee in a pan, add in the cashew nut pieces and then roast till golden. Add the roasted cashew nuts along with the ghee in the kheer.


Serve as an after-meal dessert.


Calories: 137kcal | Carbohydrates: 22.4g | Protein: 2.7g | Fat: 4.8g | Saturated Fat: 2.7g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 35mg | Potassium: 167mg | Fiber: 1.2g | Sugar: 19.9g | Calcium: 85mg | Iron: 1mg
Keyword Kaddu Ki Kheer, Poosanikai Payasam, Pumpkin Kheer
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