Saturday, June 23, 2012

Carrot Halwa

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Carrot Halwa,where the sweet vegetable is gently cooked in milk and sugar is a very popular sweet in Indian cuisine.Easy to prepare this sweet goes as a perfect complement to a savory snack.Also makes for a delicious dessert to end a spicy meal.Add your favorite nut/nuts in the end to give a nice crunch to the sweet.

Ingredients - Serves 3
5 cups shredded carrots
2 cups whole milk
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup oil
7-8 whole green cardamoms
Nuts

Method
Heat oil in a wide open pan and add the carrots and saute them for about 5 mins on medium low flame.Add 2 cups milk and the powdered cardamom seeds.Cook till all the milk is absorbed.Add sugar and stir cook on low flame till oil slightly begins to seperate.At this point you can add 2-3 tbsp of ghee or more oil if preferred and continue to stir till well blended.Enjoy hot or cold.

11 comments:

Swathi Iyer said...

Carrot Halwa looks delicious. After long time I was able to see your blog. congrats on your domain.

Torviewtoronto said...

halwa looks wonderful

radha said...

Lovely gajar halwa.

Srimathi said...

Looks super colorful and simple. I always think you make everything look clean and simple.Nice!

kitchen queen said...

Wow the carrot halwa in the bowl looks so temting that I would love to grab it quickly.

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Delicious halwa...yum...Loved the texture of background...Is it wood?

Sayantani said...

one of my fav desserts. the click is awesome. love the background.

Pushpa said...

Thanks All and Reshmi its concrete.

Rumana Rawat said...

Such a cute picture...

Supriya's Rasoi said...

Hi Pushpa the gajar ka halwa looks very yummy. I am ur new follower do visit my space in ur free time.

Suchitra Vaidyaram said...

Carrot halwa, is a hit with me always. Good one!

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