Gajar ka Halwa / Carrot Halwa

Gajar Ka Halwa

Ingredients (Serves 3)

Carrot – 3 large, grated(Makes about 2 cups)

Ghee – 2 tbsp

Whole milk – 1.5 cup

Sugar – 1/2 cup or to taste

Cardamom powder – 1/8 tsp

Mawa/khoya , grated – 1/4 cup (optional, added for extra richness and taste)

Cashew, pista, raisins etc – 1 – 2 tbsp, to garnish

Method

Heat ghee in a wide non-stick pan at medium heat. Fry cashews and raisins. Drain on to a paper towel. Add grated carrots and saute for about 8 – 10 minutes until they lose their raw smell and gets soft. Add milk. Mix well and cook. When it reaches a thick consistency, add sugar. Mix well and stir continuously until the halwa starts leaving the sides of the pan. Add grated mawa and cook for a few minutes. Finally add cardamom powder, a pinch of salt (optional) and mix well. Garnish with fried cashews and raisins or roughly chopped almonds, pistachios etc. Serve warm as is or with vanilla ice cream.

Carrot Halwa

Carrot Halwa

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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