Low Fat Carrot Halwa, Healthy Gajar Halwa


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Gajar Halwa

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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 .

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Low Fat Carrot Halwa, Healthy Gajar Halwa recipe - How to make Low Fat Carrot Halwa, Healthy Gajar Halwa

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients
2 cups thickly grated carrot
1 cup low fat milk (99.7% fat-free)
1/4 cup deseeded and chopped dates (khajur)
1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
Method
  1. Heat the ghee in a pressure cooker, add the carrots and sauté on a medium flame for 5 minutes.
  2. Add ¾ cup of milk and dates, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  4. Add the remaining ¼ cup of milk and cardamom powder, mix well and cook on medium flame for 4 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  5. Serve hot.

Nutrient values per serving
Energy48 cal
Protein2.2 g
Carbohydrates9.4 g
Fiber2.4 g
Fat0.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A956.6 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.3 mg
Vitamin C1.3 mg
Folic Acid6.6 mcg
Calcium111.6 mg
Iron0.5 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium40.7 mg
Potassium47.5 mg
Zinc0.2 mg

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Low Fat Carrot Halwa, Healthy Gajar Halwa
5
 on 25 Apr 17 12:37 PM


It taste very well and has nutritional value, very nice and i loved it.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Anand, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
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25 Apr 17 04:02 PM
Gajar Halwa
5
 on 13 Feb 17 04:07 PM


Tastes similar to authentic gajar halwa with a slight sweet taste of dates... But it''s a great option to add sweetness to sweets using dates instead of refined sugar. I will follow only this recipe henceforth.
Gajar Halwa
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 on 23 Jul 16 11:58 PM


I like it
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Lubna, We are very happy to know you loved the recipe, do try more and more recipes and let us know how they turned out. Happy Cooking !!
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25 Jul 16 08:48 AM
Gajar Halwa
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 on 25 Oct 11 06:48 PM