Meetha Kaddu
Learn how to make this glazed Himachali sweet made of pumpkin, almonds, cashew and fennel seeds. While serving it, garnish it with grated coconut.
Meetha Kaddu Recipe by Chef Ajay Chopra

- 4

Cooking Time

-25 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10 Min


  • FOR Meeta Kaddu
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 water
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tbsp raisins
  • 1 tbsp cashew nuts
  • 1 tbsp almonds


  1. 1

    Make one string syrup of sugar and cup water, Peel and deseed yellow pumpkin, cut 1 cm thick pumpkin using flower shape cutter, In ghee add fennel seeds and let it crackle, then add sliced pumpkin and sauté, add raisins, cashew nuts and almonds.
  2. 2

    Fry till golden brown in colour.
  3. 3

    Pour sugar syrup on pumpkin and cook till its done.
  4. 4

    Garnish meetha kaddu with desiccated coconut.
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Chef Ajay Chopra is a master of progressive Indian cuisine. During a stint in the UK, he was voted one of the eight best Indian chefs of London. He also guides restaurateurs, catering companies, event management companies and large facility management organisations to create menus and concepts to optimise their culinary skills.

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