Low Calorie Gajar Halwa ( Fast Foods Made Healthy Recipe)


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Carrot is a versatile vegetable in a low fat kitchen and is used to prepare this dessert in a jiffy to tantalize your taste buds. Enrich this dessert by avoiding khoya and replacing the full fat milk powder with its low fat counterpart. A pinch of cardamom powder further enhances the taste of this appealing halwa.

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Makes 4 servings
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3 cups grated carrot
1/2 cup sugar
3 tbsp milk powder
2 tbsp low fat milk (99.7% fat-free)
a pinch cardamom (elaichi) powder
1 tbsp almond (badam) slivers
1 tbsp ghee

  1. Steam the carrots over boiling water for 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Heat the ghee in a pan, add the steamed carrots and sauté for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the sugar and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Add the milk powder and milk, mix well and cook for a few minutes, while stirring continuously.
  5. Sprinkle the cardamom powder and almonds and mix well.
  6. Serve hot.
Nutrient values per serving
167 cal. 3.0 gm
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 on 16 Dec 14 01:35 PM

great dessert option for weight watchers.... without the use of any mava and restricted qty of sugar. pressure cooking the carrots reduces the cooking time as well...