Saturday, 30 May 2015

Tasty Carrot Halwa

      Tasty Carrot Halwa:

          Carrot Halwa or Gajar Halwa is a simple and tasty pudding made very quickly by using pressure cooker. This saves lot of time and also fuel.

Ingredients :
·       Grated carrot – 2 cup
·       Sugar- ½ cup
·       Milk – ¾ cup
·       Cardomam powder – pinch
·       Ghee – 3 spn
·       Salt – a pinch
·        Cashew -10 nos
·       Raisins – 10 nos

Preparation :
·       Wash ,peel and grate the carrots.
·       Heat ghee in a pan and fry the grated carrots for 2-3 mins and keep it aside.
·       Heat ghee in a pan and fry raisins till they puff up , and fry cashew nuts till it turn golden brown. Keep aside.

Method :
·       Add grated carrots and milk to the pressure cooker and cook it for 1 whistle.
·       Once the pressure subsides,take off the lid ,stir continuously until all the milk is absorbed by the carrots.
·       Next add sugar and cook the mixture for 15 mins on high flame till the excess liquid dries off and it becomes almost dry.
·       It is important to keep stirring to avoid carrots getting burnt at the bottom.
·       Atlast add roasted  cashews ,raisins and cardoman powder. mix well.
·       Stir and cook till ghee starts separate from halwa…Done !

Tasty Halwa is ready to eat J enjoy ….

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