Immunity Halwa & Pickle सेहतमंद हलवा healthy dessert

End of season healthy halwa to banta hai..And not one recipe but 2 recipes -Halwa bhi aur achaar bhi!

50-60 minutes
Immunity Halwa & Pickle सेहतमंद हलवा healthy dessert Recipe - Ranveer Brar


For Aachar

2 cups White Pumpkin pulp with seeds

½ cup fresh Turmeric root peels

2 tbsp Ghee

½ tsp Cumin seeds

½ tsp Fenugreek seeds

½ tsp Fennel seeds

½ tsp Onion seeds

½ tsp Mustard seeds

¼ cup Vinegar

¼ cup Jaggery

1 tsp Degi red chilli powder

¼ tsp Asafoetida

Salt to taste


For Halwa

⅓ cup Ghee

3-4 Cloves

1 Green cardamom

1½ kg White Pumpkin, grated

150 gm fresh Turmeric root, grated

1 cup Jaggery

A pinch Salt

½ tsp crushed Black pepper

¼ tsp Dried Ginger powder


For Garnish

Sliced Pista



For Aachar

  • In a pan add white pumpkin pulp with seeds, turmeric roots peels and set aside.
  • Now, in another pan heat ghee and add cumin seeds, fennel seeds, fenugreek seeds, onion seeds, mustard seeds and let them crackle.
  • Then add vinegar, jaggery, degi red chilli powder, asafoetida, salt and mix everything properly.
  • Pour this mixture on the pumpkin pulp and cook it on medium heat for 12-15 minutes.
  • Remove and let it cool down, then store in a jar and keep in the sunlight for 1 week and enjoy.


For Halwa

  • In a kadai heat ghee and add clove, green cardamom, white pumpkin, turmeric roots and saute for 25-30 minutes.
  • Now add jaggery, salt, crushed black pepper, dried ginger powder and continue cooking until everything comes together or saute for 10-12 minutes.

Serve in a plate or bowl and garnish with sliced Pista

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