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Carrot Halwa

- submitted by Dahlia on 01-08-2008
(Gajar Ka Halwa)
Carrots - 2 cups (app. 4 carrots)
Milk - 2 cups
Sugar - 1 cup
Ghee - 2 tblsp
Nuts & Raisins - 1/4 cup (Almonds &/ Cashews)
Cardamon - 2 (crushed or use 1/4 tsp cardomom powder)

1. Wash and peel the carrots and grate them or grind them. Grating leaves some texture to the carrot at the end but grinding is equally good too.
2. Heat the ghee in a small pan and fry the nuts and raisins in it. 
3. Heat the milk in a heavy bottomed pan and add the carrot to it. 
4. Cover and cook it on medium flame, stirring occassionally to avoid sticking to the bottom. 
5. After about 15-20 minutes, when all the milk is absorbed by the carrot, add sugar and stir continuously.
6. After about 8 minutes the oil starts getting separated from the halwa. At this stage add cardomom powder, fried nuts and raisins and 1 tblsp of ghee.
7. Mix for another minute and switch off. 

      - To make cardomon powder, grind it with little sugar to get a fine powder. 

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Person sss   (August 17, 2016)
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (August 18, 2016)
Thank You.
Person aruna vanapalli   (April 8, 2016)
excellent recipe
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (April 8, 2016)
Thank you.
Person Rosh   (February 2, 2016)
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (February 5, 2016)
Thank you.
Person Teju   (September 12, 2015)
Nice dish..yummy Thanks for sharing
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (September 16, 2015)
I am glad you liked it.
Person logu   (December 21, 2014)
this is a very simple method. and colour full and yummy tasty.
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (January 2, 2015)
Enjoy :-)
Person samad ak   (December 18, 2014)
Nice tips and yummy taste
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (December 18, 2014)
Thank You.
Person samad ak   (December 18, 2014)
Woooww yummy taste
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (January 2, 2015)
Person Raji   (December 15, 2014)
It is very easy. Tks
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (December 18, 2014)
Try and enjoy!!
Person Naveed Mansouri   (December 6, 2014)
From Afghanistan, omg it was so delicious !

Thanks for the recipe .
Person rash   (April 22, 2014)
I never knew that making halwa is so easy.. It was amazing ..thank you so much for sharing this wonderfull recipe :)
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (April 22, 2014)
Yes rash... try it and give your feedback..
Person shweta   (December 23, 2013)
nic dish Enter text right here!
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (December 31, 2013)
Thank You.
Person Anupama Suresh   (October 12, 2013)
Thank u so much making it by easy way to understand .....I made it without milk i felt that also gives different taste and can store for more than 3 to 5 days too ♥ ♥ ♥
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (October 13, 2013)
Yes. Milk adds a very unique flavour and texture to the halwa... Of course you can make without it too...
Person preethi   (October 4, 2013)
the carrots take really long to cook in the milk so i pressure cook it ...came out well thanks for the recipe
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (October 4, 2013)
Yes thats true.... Yes you can pressure cook or even microwave it to speeden the process.
Person Raihan syed   (September 12, 2013)
I will try any way this is very useful to me because my hubby loves sweet too much.
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (September 12, 2013)
Hm. good.. try it... do try the other desserts too..
Person Gajar ka Halwa   (July 11, 2013)
delicious sweet.
i love it.
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (July 15, 2013)
Thank You.
Person Gajar ka Halwa   (July 11, 2013)
Delicious sweet.
i love it.

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