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Vegan Pumpkin Kheer

Surabhi Sehgal
Vegan, Gluten free & Refined Sugar free. This Pumpkin Kheer is indulgent and healthy. Making it a perfect choice this Diwali.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3


  • 250 gms Pumpkin
  • 2 Cups Thick Coconut Milk
  • 5-6 Cardamom Pods
  • Jaggery Powder to taste
  • 1 tsp Coconut Oil
  • 1 tbsp Pistachio chopped
  • Few strands of Saffron


  • Grate the Pumpkin
  • Add Coconut Oil to a heavy bottom pan
  • Add Cardamom and sautee for a minute on low heat until it releases its aroma
  • Add the grated Pumpkin
  • Sautee the Pumpkin, cover and cook for 4-5 minutes until soft
  • Remove the lid and continue to cook until all the water from the Pumpkin evaporates
  • Add the Coconut Milk and bring to a gentle simmer
  • Add Saffron and Jaggery and cook for a few minutes until the Kheer is thick and the ingredients come together
  • Add chopped Pistachio
  • You can serve this hot or refrigerate it and eat it in a few hours once it chills


Keyword diwali, diwali sweets, indian cuisine, kheer, pudding, pumpkin kheer