Indian Dessert Recipe for Gajar Ka Halwa

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Gajar ka Halwa Recipe

Recipe for Indian Gajar ka Halwa

Come winters and Gajar (carrots) ka Halwa is ready to fill your stomach up. Gajar ka Halwa is a sweet delicacey made by Indians and is preferred in every good occasion or at Indian festivals like Diwali.

Ingredients for Gajar Ka Halwa:

  • 1 kg Carrots
  • 1 litre Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Cardamom seeds
  • 3/4 cup Water
  • 3 tablespoons Ghee
  • 2 tablespoons Raisins
  • 2 tablespoons Almonds
  • 2 tablespoons Pistachios
  • 450 grams Sugar

Making Indian Jalebi Sweets:

  • Wash and grate the carrots. Soak the raisins in water for 30 minutes. Blanch and shred the nuts.
  • Put the water to boil, when it starts boiling add the grated carrots. Cook for 5-7 minutes.
  • Add the milk. Cook on a low flame for 1 hour stirring occasionally.
  • Add sugar, mix well and cook till the sugar has dissolved and all the milk has been absorbed.
  • Add ghee and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Add the slightly crushed cardamoms and the raisins.
  • Mix well. Remove from heat and arrange in a serving dish. Garnish with almonds and pistachios. Serve cold, hot or at room temperature.

 

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