Carrot Pudding or Gajjar Halwa

Carrot Halwa is a rich Indian pudding flavored with nuts and dried fruits. It is usually served warm. A scoup of vanilla icecream goes well with warm halwa.


Ingredients:
  • 2 lb. Carrots washed and grated
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 6 oz. Ajika Almond, Cardamom, Saffron Sugar
  • 1 cup Ghee
  • 2 tablespoons Raisins soaked and kept aside
  • 2 tablespoons Pistachios crushed for the garnish
  • sugar to adjust in the end as per individual taste
Method:
  • Put the water to boil, when it starts boiling add the grated carrots. 
  • Cook for 5-7 minutes.
  • Add the milk. Cook on a low flame stirring occasionally. 
  • Add the Ajika Almond, Cardamom, Saffron Sugar, mix well and cook till the all the milk has been absorbed.
  • Add ghee and simmer for 2-3 minutes. 
  • Add raisins. Mix well.
  • Remove the halwa from heat and arrange in a serving dish. 
  • Garnish with  pistachios. Serve cold, hot or at room temperature.

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