30 January, 2016
Instant Carrot Halwa/Gajar ka Halwa (Made with milk powder)
Date – 26.1.2016
Preparation time – 15 mins
Cooking time – 25 mins
Cuisine – north india
Recipe type – dessert
Serve – 3-4
Gajar/carrot – 3 cups or 500 g (grated)
Sugar – ½ cup Or as needed
Ghee – 2 tbsp
Milk – 1 cup
Milk powder – 3-4 tbsp
Raisins/kishmish – 8-9
Cashew nuts – 8-10 (broken into pieces)
Cardamon powder – ½ tsp
Peel and wash the carrots. Grate them.
Medium heat ghee in a pan or kadai.
Place the grated carrot to the kadai.
Fry carrot with ghee for a minute.
Add milk, cook carrot on low-medium heat till milk reduces ¾ . stir often.
Add sugar and milk powder, stir well. After some time sugar will melt.
Add broken cashew nuts and raisins.
Cook this mix at low-medium flame till its semi dry or dry. Stir occasionally.
Add cardamon powder, mix well. And switch off the flame.
Carrot halwa is ready serve hot or after cooling.
If you do not have milk just add 3 tbsp of more milk powder.
Step by step method with pictures
Wash and peel the carrots
Place grated carrots, fry them for a minute
Cook carrot over medium heat till milk reduces 3/4, stir often
Add sugar and milk powder, mix well
Add cashew and raisin, cook till the mix gets semi dry or dry
When the mix is dry or semi dry add cardamon powder, mix
Carrot Halwa Ready