Tuesday, May 29, 2012

GAJAR HALWA (sweet made with carrots)

This is a sweet dish which normally people love to eat with lunch or dinner , but at my home its eaten at breakfast with chapati or Roti...and that sweet dish is GAJAR HALWA  or sweet dish made with gajar or carrots and condensed milk or reduced milk.


25Ogms carrots finely grated
500mi milk
100 gms khoya or mawa (Khoya is prepared by boiling and reducing the milk to a semi-solid stage.)..You can use condensed milk too...
150 gms sugar (depends on taste)
8-10 almond cut into slices 
1 tsp cardamom powder
3-4 tbsp ghee or clarified butter


Take a pan add the ghee to it then add the grated carrots stir...
let the carrots cook in this ghee
Then add the milk, sugar and almonds
cook on a medium flame for sometime till the mixture dries up a little
Then add the khoya and elaichi or cardamom powder.
Mix , cook covered for another 5 mins before serving hot.

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