Ash gourd halwa is one of the finest sweets prepared in South India. It is common during ceremonies.
Remove the skin and pith of the ash gourd. Grate it
Take a thick bottom pan, add a teaspoon of ghee and roast the cashew and almond separately. Add the grated pumpkin and saute it until the raw smell goes and the water is condensed.
Put the sugar and ghee to it, mix and cook it on a low flame for fifteen to twenty minutes until it is done.
Add cardamom powder and remove from flame. Serve after sometime.