Saturday, 31 May 2014

GAJAR HALWA / CARROT HALWA


GAJAR HALWA / CARROT HALWA

INGREDIENTS

Gajar / carrots grated
2 cups
Ghee / clarified butter
2 tbsp
Full cream milk
1 cup
Sugar
½ cup
Elaichi pdr / cardamom pdr
½ tsp
Salt
A pinch
Almonds / cashews / raisins roughly chopped & fried
2 tbsp


METHOD:

1.       Heat the ghee in a pan. Add the dry fruits and fry them a little till they are light brown. Remove them.

2.       In the same ghee add the grated carrots.


3.       Sauté till they start to sweat. Allow the moisture to evaporate.

4.       Now add in hot milk. Bring to boil and simmer.


5.       Cover and cook till the milk has also evaporated and the mix starts to get dry.


6.       Add in the sugar and salt. Allow the sugar to melt.


7.       Reduce again till it again becomes a dry mix.


8.       All this while keep on mixing and stirring around and keep check on it or the mix may burn. Also make sure your gas is on medium low.

9.       Now add in the elaichi pdr and the fried nuts and incorporate it well. Serve it hot or allow it to cool.

10.   You can serve it hot with vanilla ice cream or even chilled.



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