Gajar ka Halwa

Cuisine : Indian
Calories : 185
Type : Vegetarian
Serving Size : 6
Course : Dessert
Preparation Time : 75  Min

No Ingredient Quantity Measure Type
1 Carrot 1 Kg
2 Skimmed milk 3 Ltr
3 Green cardamoms 5 to 6
4 Almonds 1/2 Cup
5 Cashew nuts
6 Milk powder 2 Tablespoon
7 Raisins 1/2 Cup
8 Condensed milk 1/2 Cup
9 Sugar 1 & 1/2 Cup

Recipe Details
Gajar Ka Halwa is a sweet dessert pudding associated mainly with the state of Punjab in India & Pakistan. It is made by placing grated carrot in a pot containing a specific amount of water, milk and sugar and then cooking while stirring regularly.

Cooking Instructions

  1. In a non stick, heavy based, wide pan add milk.
  2. Bring the milk to boil and reduce for simmering for about 30 minutes on medium heat.
  3. Keep on stirring the milk and scraping the sides of the pan to avoid scalding.
  4. Add the cardamoms and milk powder and stir well.
  5. Add the carrots and continue cooking until all the milk is absorbed and the mixture begins to look dry.
  6. Now add the sugar and condensed milk very slowly. Add ΒΌ and then stir it good and then keep on adding rest of it.
  7. Cook it well till it dissolves and the mixture look dry again.
  8. Add the almonds and cashew nuts and golden raisins and turn of the gas. Close the lid and let it cool down for 5 minutes.
  9.   Carrots are very good source of Vitamin C and A which is very good for eyes and growth of children.

Garnishing Instructions
Garnish with nuts.

Serving Instructions
Serve warm Gajar ka halwa to your family.

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