Halwa Kaddu Gosht

Halwa Kaddu Gosht is a traditional kashmiri dish typically served with white rice or kushka. We are grateful to Umer Mehmood who is keeping the traditions of his family heritage alive by sharing this great recipe with our fans. Umer is a Marketer by profession and a home chef by passion. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion

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  • Desi ghee (Clarified butter) 3 tbs
  • Pyaz (Onion) sliced 2 medium
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1 tsp
  • Mutton mix boti ½ kg
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 & ½ tbs
  • Zeera powder (Cumin powder) ½ tsp
  • Garam masala powder ½ tsp
  • Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) ½ tsp
  • Dhania powder (Coriander powder) 1 tsp
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Tamatar (Tomatoes) 3 medium
  • Water 2 Cups or as required
  • Kaddu (Pumpkin) small cubes 1 kg
  • Water ½ Cup
  • Hari mirch (Green chillies) 3-4
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped


In a pot,add clarified butter & let it melt.

Add onion & mix well.

Add cumin seeds,mix well and sauté until translucent.

Add mutton mix boti and mix well until it changes color.

Add ginger garlic paste,mix well & cook for 1-2 minutes.

Add cumin powder,garam masala powder,black pepper powder,coriander powder,salt,red chilli powder,mix well & cook for a minute.

Add tomatoes,mix well & cook for 2 minutes.

Add water and mix well,bring it to boil & cook until tomatoes are soft (3-4 minutes),cover & cook on low flam until meat is tender (40-45 minutes).

Take out mutton mix boti in a bowl & reserve for later use.

In remaining gravy,add pumpkin & mix well.

Add water & mix well,cover & cook on medium flame for 12-15 minutes & keep mixing in between.

Turn off the flame and blend well with the help of blender.

Turn on the flame,add cooked mutton & mix well.

Add green chillies and mix well,cover & simmer on low flame for 6-8 minutes.

Add fresh coriander & serve with rice.

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