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Author anubond101 Yield No Value
Published Sep 8, 2012 Cooking Time 25 Minutes
Recipe Type Desserts/Sweets Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Ingredient Pumpkin Standing Time 25 Minutes
Description: Pumpkin Halwa with Apple is an excellent amalgamation of pumpkin halwa and apple sauce mixed together that pricks your taste buds with bursting flavours. The pumpkin pieces are nicely cooked until soft, pureed and sweetened with sugar, flavoured with wonderful fragrance of cardamom topped with apple sauce flavoured with cinnamon.


Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Apple Medium Sized Pieces 1 Cup
Apple Puree 1 Cup
Dry Fruits (cashew Nuts, Almonds, Raisins) 1 Cup
Ghee/ Clarified Butter 2 Tablespoons
Sugar As Per Taste
Red Pumpkin, Boiled And Mashed 250 Grams
Butter Slice 1 Piece
Cinnamon Powder Pinch
Cardamom Powder 1 Teaspoons


1. Cut the red pumpkin into small cubes and pressure cook until cooked and then mash the pumpkin pieces well and keep aside.
2.  Add around 2 tbsp of ghee in a hot pan, add 1 cup of nuts (cashew nuts, almonds and raisins), sauté over low heat and once the raisins puff up, add in the mashed pumpkin.
3. Add sugar (as per sweetness desired), mix and cook till all the sugar get dissolved and the mixture becomes thick.
4. Add 1 tsp cardamom powder to the pumpkin mixture and mix well. Switch off the flame. Take another pan; add a cup of sugar and a cup of apple puree (peel the skin and make the puree). Cook this well. When the sugar gets completely dissolved add a piece of butter and mix. When the butter melts,
4. add small pieces of apple, simmer and cook for around 10 minutes until all the apple pieces become soft.
5. Add a pinch of crushed cinnamon or cinnamon powder and mix. Once the apples are soften then switch off the flame.
6. Take a bowl and spread the apple mixture towards the sides of bowl and put the pineapple halwa in the centre and serve.

Recipe Tips

You can use grated pumpkin and cook. You can add fresh apple juice instead of puree.
Posted Sep 8, 2012

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Jan 13, 2014
I am confused after going through the directions of making of this dish, is it a pumpkin and apple centric sweet dish or as specified in the step No.6 of the direction for preparation it is also a Pineapple ingredient dish? please rectify.

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