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>> February 08, 2008

Dhamrote is a sweet dish (White Pumpkin Halwa).
For my blog’s anniversary i am posting a special iyengar sweet. This is a very popular in southindia.

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  • 1 Kg Pumpkin
  • 150 grm Sugar
  • 1 Cup Ghee (homemade)
  • 1/4 Cup Kova / Khoya
  • 1 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • A pinch of Kesari / Saffron
  • Cashews and Raisins - as per req
  • Peel the skin, grate pumpkin, & Pressure cook (No adding water)
  • Take a heavy bottom pan , Add pumpkin & cook it for few miniutes directly
  • Then add sugar bring to boil (until sugar syrup evaporates )
  • Add ghee again boil
  • Add kova stir well. Halwa should be thick
  • Add kesari / safforn (dialute in the warmwater or milk).
  • Add cardamom powder. Stir well & switch off the flame
  • Heat 1 tsp ghee in the small pan. Fry cashews and raisins
  • Garnish halwa
Note : Some people use 2 tsp chiroti rava (dry fry) for more thickness.

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Uma February 8, 2008 at 11:41 AM  

Hi Vanamala,

A very happy anniversary to your blog! Keep up the good work! The halwa looks so delicious.

Richa February 8, 2008 at 12:04 PM  

Congratulations on ur blog anniv!
halwa has such a beautiful color :)

Sia February 8, 2008 at 12:43 PM  

happy anniversary mala. halwa looks very tempting:)

Cynthia February 8, 2008 at 6:48 PM  

What fun! I love the animated anniversay banner. Happy Anniversary dearest.

DK February 8, 2008 at 7:25 PM  

Congrats Vanamala! You would have felt so nostalgic remembering ur beginnings :) Your banner luks soooo cute and jumpy! Luv that

TBC February 8, 2008 at 7:31 PM  

Happy anniversary!:)

grihini,  February 8, 2008 at 7:53 PM  

Happy Anniversary to ur blog. :)
Dhamrote looks good.

Rajitha February 8, 2008 at 9:14 PM  

Happy Anniversary to ur blog and many more to come :)

DEEPA February 8, 2008 at 10:44 PM  

Happy Anniversay lady!!!Many more to come

satya,  February 8, 2008 at 11:07 PM  

Happy annivarsary to your blog Vanamala!Halwa looks delicious.

Ramya's Mane Adige February 8, 2008 at 11:58 PM  

Congratulations!!! Love Dhamrote

Arundati Rao February 9, 2008 at 12:39 AM  

happy blog anniversary and keep up the good work.....am sure it feels fabulous!!

masalamagic February 9, 2008 at 9:17 AM  

Happy Blog Anniversary Vanamala!

bhags February 9, 2008 at 12:51 PM  

Happy Anniversary Vanamala for completing one year ........keep rocking

bhags February 9, 2008 at 12:51 PM  

Happy Anniversary Vanamala for completing one year ........keep rocking

Seema February 9, 2008 at 12:59 PM  

Happy First Blog Anni! Way to go....Nice sweet for the first yr!Congrats once again.....

Red Chillies February 9, 2008 at 3:32 PM  

Happy Anniversary Mala. Here's wishing you more to come!

Happy cook February 10, 2008 at 4:20 AM  

Happy anniversary to your blog.
Isn't it a great way to celebrate it with a sweet dish

Dhivya February 10, 2008 at 12:39 PM  

Hi mala...a very happy aniversary to ur blog,,halwa looks yummy and delicious

easycrafts February 11, 2008 at 12:45 AM  

Congratulations...wishing u many more enjoyable and happy blogging years..halwa looks super

Shella February 11, 2008 at 1:54 AM  

Happy Anniversary to your blog.... the halwa looks very new n delish to me.

Vanamala February 11, 2008 at 9:45 AM  

Thank you all for your co-operation and encouragement


vimmi February 11, 2008 at 1:47 PM  

Hi Vanamala,
Happy anniversary> Great looking sidh for ur blog's birthday.

Siri February 13, 2008 at 8:51 PM  

Hey Mala, Congratulations dear on ur blog's first anniversary.. Time passes by so quickly..:D

May you celebrate many such years of happy blogging dear..:)


Aparna February 14, 2008 at 8:05 AM  

Congratulations. You must be feeling great.

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