Low Fat Carrot Halwa, Healthy Gajar Halwa
by Tarla Dalal
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Everybody loves to savour the traditional flavours of homemade mithais. If it includes a dose of good health, then it becomes all the more desirable and enjoyable, without guilt!
Here is an easy way to make tasty, low-calorie gajar halwa, which is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. With the rich hue of carrots, the luxuriant taste of milk and the aesthetic touch of cardamom, this Low-Fat Carrot Halwa is a really irresistible treat.
Packed with fresh carrots, this classic recipe provides you with plenty of vitamin A . We have sweetened the Low-Fat Carrot Halwa with iron-rich dates and completely avoided white sugar. This not only reduces the fat but also boosts the health quotient.
You can also try other tasty but low-fat treats like the Sugar Free Shrikhand and the Low-Fat Kulfi with Strawberry Sauce .
- Heat the ghee in a pressure cooker, add the carrots and sauté on a medium flame for 5 minutes.
- Add ¾ cup of milk and dates, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
- Add the remaining ¼ cup of milk and cardamom powder, mix well and cook on medium flame for 4 minutes, while stirring continuously.
- Serve hot.
Nutrient values per serving
|Vitamin A||956.6 mcg|
|Vitamin B1||0 mg|
|Vitamin B2||0 mg|
|Vitamin B3||0.3 mg|
|Vitamin C||1.3 mg|
|Folic Acid||6.6 mcg|
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