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5 ingredient pumpkin pudding

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert, healthy snack, kids snacks, Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: dairy free, easy, gluten free, nutrient dense, processed sugar free, quick, snacks
Servings: 5


  • 3 tbsps ghee
  • 1-2 cups grated / whizzed raw pumpkin (skinless) butternut squash works best
  • 1 cup milk plant based or dairy
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1/2 cup raisins optional
  • 1/2 cup roasted cashew nuts optional
  • 1 tbsp raw honey


  • Heat the ghee in a thick bottomed pan on medium heat
  • Add the pumpkin and stir till incorporated
  • Add the milk, cardamom and salt and stir
  • Let it cook for around 13-15 minutes or until the pumpkin is cooked. Stir occasionally
  • Once the milk is incorporated into the pumpkin, turn the stove off and add the cashews and raisins
  • Let it cool just a bit and mix the honey into the sweet
  • Serve immediately