Tuesday, May 11, 2010

CARROT HALWA RECIPE | GAJAR KA HALWA RECIPE

  Carrot -halwa

Hi Friends, I am back after a month’s break. As we shifted our house it took some time for me to settle down in the new house.
So this time i wanted to make a sweet , since the entire family is a so happy as my brother-in-law got married last week.  Coming to the recipe of Carrot Halwa.  What we need is:
UPDATE: SCROLL DOWN TO SEE THE ALTERNATE EASY METHOD OF MAKING CARROT HALWA. Check out my beetroot halwa recipe.





Carrot halwa

  Preparation Time : 15 mins | Cooking Time : 25 Mins |makes:1 and 1/2 cup halwa

     Carrot grated  2 cups
     Full cream milk   2 cups
     Sugar or condensed milk   3/4 cup
     Cardamom powder  a pinch
     Cashew and badam  few (finely chopped)
     Ghee   1 tsp
     


Carrot halwa- 2
Method:
  • Grate the carrots in a grater which has medium sized holes.
  • In a kadai, add the grated carrots and milk
  • Boil it in a medium flame stirring in between.
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  • Boil till the carrots are cooked and all the milk get absorbed.
  • If you are using sugar, don’t add condensed milk
  • Add sugar at this stage and stir well.
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  • Switch off the flame and golden fry the nuts in ghee.
  • Add to the carrot halwa.
  • If you are using condensed milk, add at the final stage and stir till the mixture gets thicken.
If you are making in large quantity or lazy in grating carrots you can follow this method:
  • Peel the skin of the carrots and wash them . Chop them roughly into pieces.
  • Pulse this in a mixer.Add milk to this and pressure cook this for 2 whistles.
  • Once done, add the cooked mixture to a pan and ad condensed milk. Boil till the rest of the milk gets absorbed. This will take 10 minutes approximately.
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  • Serve hot .
  • I served with vanilla ice cream, since we all love this combo a lot.
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  • For 2 cups of grated carrots, we will get 1 and 1/2 cups of halwa.
  • You  can keep it in the fridge and can consume within 2 days from the day of preparation.
  
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32 comments:

  1. Its been ages since I made/had this!With ice cream? sounds good! Have to try out the combo!

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  2. Same here...it been ages since I made or had this ;)...looks mouth watery...yummy

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  3. Hy dear,

    looks wonderful n mouthwatery...!
    sounds like a must try...lovely combo...
    So drop in at my blog sometime.

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  4. delicious halwa!! nice combo with icecream..

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  5. Delicious halwa dear. My mouth is watering here.
    Hope you have settled down in ur new house. Hope u will invite us to ur newhouse and serve halwa and icecream.I am drooling here.

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  6. Thats really get to see u back with my favourite halwa Jeya..looks truly tempting...

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  7. Thanks for ur comments friends, suhaina ur most welcome anytime.

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  8. Hey this is good recipe..and best combi with vanilla icecream...

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  9. Looks delicious and sounds easy too.will try 4 sure..i too love this combo :)

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  10. yummy-my all-time favorite, especially with vanilla ice cream.

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  11. Vannila icecream and carrot halwa- a lovely combo!

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  12. Welcome back jeyashri, hope your well settled now in your new house...carrot halwa looks too tempting and even more tempting with icecream...yum

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  13. Welcome back Jeyashri,

    Carrot halwa looks so tempting, nice combo with icecream :)

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  14. carrot halwa looks yum! With icecream - wow ! Must be yum....
    Welcome back!

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  15. hi pa..this one is different from the one i do..usually the stirring part consumes a lot of time..this seems easier...thnx

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  16. Yummy Halwa Jeyashri,Wounderful colour too.Luks gr8.

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  17. I have not tried this combination before but love carrot halwa.

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  18. Loos so yummy halwa..Nice combo too.

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  19. i love carrot halwa with ice cream. yummy halwa.

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  20. Welcome back jeyashri.Comforting n a decadent dessert to celebrate with jeyashri.Love carrot halwa for its deliciousness.Happy that u r back.

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  21. lovely halwa...gr8 collection of recipes...wishing u all the best in new home...

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  22. Carrot halwa looks perfect dear who says noo to sweet halwa my faaav simple sweet. well presented the halwa dear.

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  23. Carrot halwa with vanilla icecream is a favorite combination in our home too, the halwa looks fabulous!

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  24. Rich and inviting carrot halwa, love it:)

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  25. looks rich n yummy...the combo with vanila icecream looks awesome n colorful.

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    1. i had prepared carrot halwa today on our 3rd anniversary :) this my hubs fav....

      And thnx for the way u have chalked out the preparation method along with snaps looks yum n makes easy to understand....

      Am a fan ours now:) yummy dishes.....

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  26. For 2 cups of grated carrot 3 tbsp sugar is enough?

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    1. While editing the old format, did a mistake in typing. It is 3/4 cup of sugar

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