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Sunday, November 16, 2008

Carrot Halwa

Ingredients:
3 cups grated Carrot
3 cups Milk
1 1/2 - 2 cups Sugar
3 - 4 Cardamom / Elachi / Elakki
3 - 4 tsp Cashewnuts / Gerubeeja
1 - 2 tsp Raisins / Ona Drakshi
3 - 4 tsp Ghee / Thuppa

Recipe:

Put the grated carrot in a pressure cooker container and cook it without adding water.(1 whistle)
Put pieces of cashenuts, little bit of ghee, fry it for few mins until it turns golden in color and keep it aside.

Put raisins and 1 tsp ghee in a pan. Fry it for few mins until it puffs and keep it aside.
Once the pressure goes off, pour the cooked carrot in a thick bottomed vessel. Add milk and bring it to boil. Add sugar, keep the halwa in medium flame and stir this mixture once in 2-3 mins until all the milk gets dried up. Add 2-3 tsp ghee and stir the halwa continuously in medium flame until ghee starts separating. Add fried raisins, mashed cardamom, fried cashewnuts and mix well.
Apply little amount of ghee to the plate, pour this halwa and spread it using one flat spoon as shown in the picture below.

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