Gajar Ka Halwa (Indian Carrot Pudding) – Quick Winter Dessert

Gajar Ka Halwa or Indian Carrot Pudding is a traditional North Indian Sweet Dish which is made with fresh red carrot, ghee, mava and lots of dry fruits.

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Winter Dessert

In this recipe, I used fat milk instead of mava or khoya. Carrots cooked in milk acquire a rich taste and melt-in-the-mouth texture, which are intensified by the addition of mava.
It is a quick and tasty version of Gajar ka halwa using Microwave.

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Indian Carrot Pudding

Ingredients
Grated Carrot – 2 cups (6 medium size)
Ghee – 3 tbsp
Full Fat Milk – 3 cups
Sugar – 1/2 cup
Dry fruits – 1/4  cup
Green Cardamom powder – 1/2 tsp
A Pinch of Salt

Method:

  1. Heat 1 tbsp of ghee and put dry fruits in a microwave-safe bowl on high heat for 1 minutes, while stirring every 15 seconds.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp ghee in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for 10 seconds.
  3. Add the grated carrot, mix well and microwave on high for 9 minutes while stirring every 2 minutes.
  4. Add the milk, sugar mix well and microwave on high for 10 minutes, while stirring every 2 minutes.
  5. Finally, add the cardamom powder, salt and mix well.
  6. Garnish with roasted dry fruits and serve warm.
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Yummy Treat Ready In Minutes
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Author: rupalikarki

My name is Rupali and I grew up in Chandigarh, one of the most beautiful cities in India. Chandigarh is the capital of Punjab, a state which is famous for cuisine high in butter. Currently, I live in Indirapuram, GZD which is a city near New Delhi, the capital of India. Reyansh my naughty kid and Manoj my fitness freak husband inspires me to cook/bake healthy and experiment with food. This is how my passion for cooking started.

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