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Pumpkin Burfi | Kaddu Ki Barfi Recipe | Pumpkin Barfi

Pumpkin Burfi is a delicious sweet prepared with pumpkin & Chickpea flour (Besan). It’s an indulgent dessert perfect to suit any special occasion.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert / Festive Sweet
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Padma Veeranki


  • 1 Cup Chickpea flour Besan
  • 1 Cup Grated pumpkin
  • 1-1½ Cup Sugar Adjust as per your taste
  • 1/2 Cup Milk
  • ¼ to ½ Cup Melted Ghee/Clarified Butter
  • 1 teaspoon Green Cardamom Powder


  • Sift Chickpea flour (besan). Add the flour in a pan and lightly roast it over low heat till you get a nice aroma.
  • Sauté grated pumpkin separately for a few minutes in a pan to remove the raw smell.
  • Now combine flour, sautéed pumpkin, milk and sugar in a pan.
  • Mix it well to ensure there are no lumps.
  • Place the pan over medium heat and stir continuously for few minutes till the mixture starts to thicken.
  • Now add the ghee, simmer the heat and stir for few more minutes.
  • Now you'll see it bubbling and ghee leaving on the sides.
  • When it gets thicker, turn off the heat.
  • Add cardamom powder and leave it to cool down.
  • Transfer the content into the ghee greased plate and leave it for few minutes.
  • When it is still warm, sprinkle musk melon seeds on top and cut it into square
  • pieces.
  • Keep it in an air tight container and store on the counter for the day or refrigerate for about a week.