Thursday, May 14, 2015

Carrot Halwa

  • Grated Carrot - 1 cup
  • Ghee - 3 tbsp
  • Sugar - 3/4 cup
  • Whole Milk/Condensed milk - 2 cups
  • Nuts (Broken Cashew & Almond) - 1/4 cup
  • Golden Raisin - 1 tbsp/ 6-8 nos
  • Cardamom powder - 1 tbsp

  1. Peel and grate carrots.
  2. Heat 1 tbsp of ghee in a non-stick pan. Add broken cashew nuts and raisin. Saute for a minute until slightly brown in color. keep aside.
  3.  Heat remaining ghee in the same pan and add grated carrots and cardamom powder. Saute the carrots for about 5-10 minutes on medium heat.
  4. Add sugar and milk  and then reduce the heat to low and continue to simmer until the carrots is fully cooked; keep stirring and Cook until all the water evaporated.
  5. When it starts thickening add roasted nuts and raisins and mix and keep stirring the halwa for 2-3 minutes.
  6. The halwa is done when ghee leaves the sides of the pan.
  7. Remove from heat and transfer to a serving bowl.
  8. Garnish with chopped nuts and serve warm. 

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