Carrot Halwa By paulachand


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Carrot halwa or Gajar ka halwa is a North Indian sweet dish prepared from grated gajar (or carrots) cooked with sugar, ghee and spices like cardamom. A delicious dessert dish which can be served as a snack or after meal sweet! Carrot halwa or Gajar ka halwa is a favorite dessert served in North India during winters garnished with chopped nuts.

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Carrot Halwa By paulachand recipe - How to make Carrot Halwa By paulachand

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Ingredients


Ingredients
20 carrots
2 cups milk
1 to 2 cups sugar
raisins (kismis) and cashewnuts (kaju)
ghee
Method

    Method
  1. Grate the carrots preferrably using a hand-held grater, if not use a blender.
  2. Soak this grated carrots in milk, make sure it is completely soaked.
  3. Cook the mix in a pressure cooker until you hear 2 whistles.
  4. Once the pressure dies down, make sure the carrots are well cooked, but not mashed.
  5. Now pour 2-3 spoons of ghee in a wide-mouthed vessel.
  6. Pour the cooked carrot/milk mix into the vessel.
  7. Add the sugar (about 1-1/2 cups).
  8. Let this mix boil.
  9. Stir constantly
  10. Once it has reached the required level of solidification, fry some raisins and cashews in ghee, in a separate vessel.
  11. Spread the halwa in a plate and decorate the raisins and cashews on the top.


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This recipe was contributed by paulachand on 07 Nov 2002


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