Saturday, May 16, 2015
GAJAR KA HALWA - INDIAN DESSERT
4 cups grated carrot
1 1/2 cup milk
6 tbsp condensed milk
6 tbsps sugar
6 tbsps ghee / clarified butter
1 tsp cardamom pwd
few raisins, almonds, cashew nuts, lightly roasted in ghee
few strands of saffron mixed in a tbsp of milk
Heat 6 tbsps ghee in a heavy bottomed vessel, add the grated carrot and saute for 8 mts on low to medium flame.
Add the milk and cloves and allow to cook till the milk is absorbed Almost. Add sugar and cook for another 10-15 mts . Add the condensed milk and go on stirring till it leaves the sides of the pan.
Remove the cloves, cardamom pwd and add the saffron and mix. Garnish With toasted almonds, raisins and cashew nuts.
Serve warm or refrigerate and serve. It tastes good Both warm and cold.