Saturday, January 26, 2013


Celebrate this day by trying this easy and quick Gajar Halwa...

An easy to make recipe of halwa which is made in a jiffy. . .

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Makes 4 servings


2 cups thickly grated carrot
1 tbsp ghee
2 tbsp milk
4 tbsp sugar
4 tbsp mava (khoya)
1 tbsp raisins (kismis)
1 tbsp chopped almonds (badam)
1/2 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder

  1. Heat the ghee in a pressure cooker; add the carrots and sauté on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  2. Add the milk, mix well and pressure cook for 1 whistle.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  4. Transfer into a broad non-stick pan, add the sugar, mix well and cook on a high flame for 5 to 7 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  5. Add the mava, mix well and cook for more 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  6. Add the raisins, almonds and cardamom powder and cook for another 1 minute.
  7. Serve hot or warm.

Recipe Source : Gajar Halwa by Tarla Dalal

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