Recipe : Carrot Halwa - Gajar ka Halwa
Preparation Time : 50 minutes
Serves : 5-6
Carrots 1 kg
Milk 1 litre
Sugar 1 cup
Green cardamom powder 1 tsp
Ghee 100 gm
Khoya 60 gm
Flaked almonds 3 tbsp
Crushed pistachio 4 tsp
Raisins 5 tsp
Peel, wash and grate the carrots.
Grate the khoya.
Heat ghee in wok, add the carrots and the khoya (leaving 2 tsp for garnishing) and sauté for 1 2 minutes.
Now add the milk and cook on medium flame, stirring at regular intervals initially and then continuously for 10 15 minutes.
Add sugar, raisins and cardamom and again cook for a further 10 15 minutes or till carrots are tender and the liquid has evaporated.
Once the Halwa starts leaving the sides of the wok, lower the flame and cook for 1-2 minutes stirring vigorously.
Remove from flame.
Serve hot or cold garnished with khoya.
Tips & Variations
You can use bottle gourd instead of carrots.