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Carrot Halwa

Posted on 2016-12-03
Carrot Halwa
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If you have carrots at home and you don't know what to make with them, try this easy carrot halwa dessert made of shredded carrots, milk, butter, sugar, cardamom and cinnamon. Carrot Halwa is a perfect dessert that tastes like a sweet carrot pudding and can be served hot or cold.

Yield: Serves 3-4

  • 500 g grated carrots
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • pinch of ground saffron
  • 1 teaspoon rose water, optional
  • coarsely chopped pecan and pistachios for garnish

Bring milk to a boil in a pot. Add grated carrots and simmer over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally.

Carrot Halwa

Cook until carrots are soft and milk is almost evaporated. Add the sugar, butter, cardamom, saffron and rose water. Continue to cook and stir until the mixture thickens.

Carrot Halwa

Carrot halwa or gajar halwa is ready now. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Garnish with pecan and pistachios. Serve hot or cold.

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Carrot Halwa
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Posted by Nancy on 2017-10-11
Thanks for another delicious recipe!! I tried it and my family loves it! I did just what you said, then went over the top and served it with a small scoop of homemade ginger ice cream. Yum!!

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