Carrot Halwa or Ghajar Halwa or Gajar Ka Halwa

carrot halwa
Carrot Halwa/Ghajar Halwa/Gajar Halwa
Carrot Halwa-This was the first sweet which I had tried post-wedding. By God’s grace, it came out so well. A very simple and easy to do sweet, but very yummy. Here is a healthy version of carrot halwa-ragi Milk carrot Halwa

Carrot Halwa Recipe:

Ingredients:

  • Finely grated carrot-3 cups
  • Sugar-1/2 cup
  • Milk-2 Cups
  • Cashew Nuts-7 to 8
  • Raisins- 7 to 9
  • Ghee-4 tbsp





carrot halwa
Procedure:

1.Wash the carrots thoroughly and peel the skin.

2.Grate it using a fine grater.

carrot halwa




3.Heat ghee in a kadai and carefully roast cashew nuts and raisins. Separate them.

4.Boil milk and cool it. I prefer boiling before using for halwa to check the goodness of the milk.

carrot halwa




5.Add and heat remaining ghee in a kadai and add the grated carrot to it.

6.Saute the carrot until the raw smell of carrot vanishes.

carrot halwa

7.Add milk and allow it to boil. Keep continuously stirring from this stage.

8.When milk begins to boil,add sugar and keep stirring.

carrot halwa




9.You will find that the mixture thickens.

carrot halwa




Cook until the mixture thickens with occasional stirring and attains the consistency of halwa.

carrot halwa

10.Add roasted cashew nut and raisins .

 

carrot halwa





My observations :

The more the amount of ghee, the yummier the carrot halwa is.

Stop cooking when you achieve the right consistency or else it would end up in rock like texture.

The right consistency for carrot halwa is when the ghee begins to float.

Saute raisins first and cashew next. Do not let cashew darken.

Badam can also be added with cashew nuts and raisins.

If you wish to add few strands of saffron, soak it in little quantity of warm milk and add before step 10.

The amount of sugar is absolutely your choice and can be increased/decreased to a little extent to adjust your taste.

Carrot Halwa can be offered to babies above one year.


Please have a word with your doctor before introducing any new food.

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carrot halwa

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