Desserts

Gajar Ka Halwa


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Gajar Ka Halwa or sweet carrot dessert pudding, it is one of the main dessert dish in our menu across India but majorly in North India, it’s very popular as a party dish too!

It is a nutritious light dessert and a pure delight for your taste buds. Made with mainly carrots & milk. Try Out and you would also surely love it.

Step-by-Step Easy & Quick Recipe –

Prep Time           Cook Time                 Total Time                   Yields

25 mins                    30 mins                     55 mins                     1-2 Serving

Ingredients:

Carrots – 500 grams grated from the broader side of the grater

Milk – 1 liter

Sugar – 6 tablespoons

Powdered milk – 3 tablespoons heaped

Green Cardamom – ½ teaspoon ground

Cashew and almonds – 5 each .cut into 4-5 pieces

Dry coconut – 2 tablespoons finely grated

Condensed milk (khoa) – 2 tablespoons

Pure ghee (clarified butter) – 1 teaspoon

Almond and cashews – 3 each sliced to garnish

Instruction:

  • Put carrots and milk together in a big wok (kadai). Cook on high flame to boil stirring continuously.
  • Lower the flame and let it cook on low flame stirring in between till it thickens and little thick milk remains.
  • Add 3 tablespoons powdered milk, cut cashew and almonds. Stir continuously on high flame for 1-2 minutes till it thickens. Take care to ensure that it does not become too dry.
  • Add grated dry coconut and khoa. Mix with the spoon.
  • Switch off the flame.

Note: Transfer in the serving bowl and garnish with almonds, pistachios and cashews either crushed or flaked. Oh, I am sure that you will not stop at one serving.

Happy Cooking!!

Recipe by Karuna Saraswat

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Picture courtesy: http://www.fitness.makeupandbeauty.com

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