Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Carrot Halwa – For Two

  Halwa is a famous sweet  which is popular in India and in many asian countries. Halwas are made most commonly with wheat . it is also made using coconut milk ,carrot , rice flour and many other.
Carrot halwa , which is commonly called as gajar ka halwa  gajar means carrot in hindi. It is also described as Punjabi halwa made of nuts , milk , sugar , ghee with grated carrot.  Carrot is a rich source of carotene , which is the vitamin A , essential for eye sight.
 This halwa with its vibrant saffron color will be appealing to everyone’s eyes.
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Requirements :
Grated carrot – 1 ½cup
Milk – ½ cup
Sugar – 4 tbs
Milk powder – 1 tbs
Ghee – 1 tbs
Cashewnuts – 3

Method :

In a pan , add the grated carrot and milk , allow to cook in medium flame.

 After five to ten minutes , add the sugar and mix well , by this time milk will be evaporated.
The sugar will starts melting and mixes with the carrot.

Now , add the milk powder and mix well.
Add the ghee and stir continuously.

When the halwa is cooked and won’t stick to the pan , take off from flame.

Garnish with ghee roasted cahews and serve.
Serve this delicious carrot halwa refrigerated.

Note :
Milk powder can be replaced by khoya.
If whole carrot is used , it can be pressure cooked and remaining steps same as above.
 @ Priya's versatile recipes

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  1. wow....my fav sweet... Love this n so tempting:) Now I feel like tasting this:)

  2. Perfectly made.looks yummy , adding milk powder is new to me.

  3. Evergreen dish, thanks for linking

  4. my hubbys favo sweet dear...u made it perfectly...

  5. Yummy halwa..I always add khoya but milk powder is a great idea too...

  6. Halwa looks awesome! mouth watering here!

  7. yummy preparation dear, so tempting decoration too:-)