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Gajar Ka Halwa - Carrot Halwa

Thursday, April 21, 2011

. Grated carrots - 3 cups
. Milk - 1 ½ cups
. Sugar - 1 ½ cups
. Ghee - 1 ½ tbl.sp
. Cardamom(Elaichi) powder - ¼ tsp.
. Sliced Almonds or Cashewnuts and raisins - as per taste.
. Edible Silver foil/wark (optional) - for garnishing

1. Add milk to grated carrots and pressure cook till one whistle.
2. After the cooker is cooled, transfer the mixture to a heavy bottom vessal and cook it on stove on medium flame.
3. Mix sugar to the mixture and keep stirring.
4. When most of the liquid is gone, mix ghee and almond & raisins (or slightly roasted cashew) to the mixture. Stir for a minute and turn of the flame.
5. Stir in the Cardamom powder.
6. While it is still warm transfer the halwa on to a serving tray and apply silver wark for garnishing.

Gajar halwa may be served warm or cold.

. Add 2 Tbl.sp of crumbled plain khoa when halwa is three fourth cooked.
. Reduce the amount of sugar and add sweetened condensed milk for a rich taste.
. Grind the carrots to smooth paste after cooking, and then follow the recipe.

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