Gajar Ka Halwa /Carrot Pudding
A popular and traditional Indian dessert made with carrot and milk.
- 1 kg Carrot / Gajar
- 1 liter Full fat Milk
- 250 gms Sugar / Chini
- 1 cup Khoya/solidified milK
- 1/3 cup Cashew pieces /Kaju
- 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder / Elaichi Powder
- 5 tbsp Clarified Butter / Desi Ghee
- 10 Pistachio
Scrape the carrots and grate them .
Heat 2 tbsp ghee in a heavy bottom pan,add the grated carrots and saute for a minute on medium heat.
Now add milk and cook on medium heat till the moisture almost dries up .
Add sugar and cook till it thickens again.
Add grated mawa ,cashew pieces and cardamom powder.
Mix and add 2-3 tbsp of ghee and stir fry for few seconds.
Serve hot .
How To Make Instant Khoya
Take 2 cups of full cream milk powder in a glass bowl, add 2 tbsp of
add 2 tbsp of ghee or butter in it and mix well. Add some water and make a soft dough.
Cover and microwave for 1 minute or steam in a closed container for 3-4 minutes. You may now mash or grate it and use it as required.
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1-Use red Indian carrots for a nice and bright red colour,I used the American orange carrots,hence it has a orange red colour..
2-In U.P we use a good amount of ghee to fry the carrots(approx. 1 cup) and that truly enhance the taste:)