Pumpkin Kheer

Pumpkin kheer is one of the tastiest among kheer recipes.  Pumpkin is a plain vegetable and is extremely good for health. Tasty desserts can be prepared with pumpkin. Try out this delicious kheer, low in calories and fat.

Prep time: 25 min

Serves: 2-3


  • 1 ½ cup milk
  • 1 cup grated white pumpkin
  • 1 cup grated coconut (fresh)
  • 2 cardamoms
  • A pinch of green food colour
  • Few chopped nuts
  • 2 tsp ghee
  • 1/2 cup sugar


Grind coconut with cardamoms and little water. Extract ½ a cup of thick milk.

Boil milk in a pan till it thickens. Meanwhile heat another pan and sauté grated pumpkin till water evaporates. Add it to the milk and let it boil.

After sometime add coconut milk, food colour and sugar. Mix well and boil till sugar dissolves and kheer slightly thickens.

Fry nuts in ghee and add to the kheer. Serve chilled.

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