May 3, 2012

Gummadikaya Payasam ~ Pumpkin Kheer Recipe

Ingredients :
  • Pumpkin Puree : 3/4 cup
  • milk : 1 cup
  • Sugar : 1/4 cup
  • Cardamom Powder : 1/2 tsp
  • Ghee : 2 tsp
  • Almonds

Method :
  1. Wash and chop the pumpkin into cubes. Add enough water to cove the pumpkin pieces and pressure cook it for 1 whistle.
  2. Remove from the cooker, drain and cool the pumpkin pieces.
  3. Remove the skin of cooked pumpkin and grind into a smooth puree. 
  4. Bring the milk to a boil in a heavy bottomed vessel and add the pumpkin puree and combine well.
  5. Cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes. Now add the cardamom powder and sugar and mix well.
  6. Continue to cook on a low flame for another 2 minutes until the sugar dissolves.
  7. Then add the ghee almonds and turn off the flame. Serve as a dessert.
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  1. wow, that looks delicious Hari. Please don't forget to send it to VFAM - Pumpkin event.

  2. never thought of preparing a payasam using pumpkin. Looks smooth and creamy.

  3. Pumpkin kheer is new for me, but it looks super good :)

  4. Awwww..silky smooth and perfect! love it.

  5. This looks creamy and delicious love the vibrant colour of it.

  6. OMG!!! Looks so inviting!! Never heard of pumpkin kheer but tempts me to try. Can we use canned puree?

  7. This looks so creamy, silky, smooth and utterly delicious!

  8. very interesting and a new recipe to me ... yummy kheer !!!!

  9. so yummy kheer, using pumpkin for kheer is a nice idea :)

  10. ur clicks looks so neat and kheer looks delicious

  11. My fav kheer, looks tempting and delicious...

  12. lots of pumpkin recipes hahh..looks ncie ,never made kheer

  13. Wow looks delicious...yummy payasam

  14. yummy payasam... love the color and the click too...

  15. Nevere tried payasam with pumpn.awesome nd delcious

  16. Super rich looking payasam..lovely capture..

  17. hi chandana,
    lovely texture and a colour to complement!! good one

  18. I wanted to leave a comment and could not yesterday. The kheer looks delicious.


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