Pumpkin Kheer | Kaddu Ki Kheer | Laal Bhoplyachi Kheer

It is very quick & easy to make Pumpkin Kheer ( Kaddu ki Kheer). Best in taste & can be eaten in flahari vrats. Make a delicious & healthy maharashtrian sweet in minutes with white pumpkin. Kheer includer ghee, cardamom powder and saffron for extra flavorful taste and generous use of almonds adds richness. Pumpkin kheer can be served warm / chilled as maharashtrian sweet & dessert for any occasion.

Pumpkin Kheer in Marathi


1 hour,

Serves for 2-3.


1)1 Litter Full Cream Milk

2)1/2 tsp ghee

3)1 cup Pumpkin

4)5-6 tsp Sugar

5)3-4 cardamoms, powder

6)4 Almonds and cashew each.


Wash Pumpkin and grate it and keep aside.

Heat a pan over low heat, add ghee and grated Pumpkin and roast for 2-3 minutes.

Do not roast until golden brown.

Meanwhile heat milk and let it come to a boil.

Slow down the flame on medium heat add roasted Pumpkin.

Stir it. Cook until the milk is creamy, wait till the milk reduced to about half.

Ensure milk does not burn at the bottom of pan.

Stir it well.

This whole process will take approximate 30-35 minutes.

Add sugar, cardamom powder, slices of cashew nuts and almonds.

Let it simmer for more few minutes.

Turn off heat and keep aside.

Serve hot or chilled as per your choice.