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Jaggery Carrot Halwa

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  Grated carrots 4 Cup (64 tbs) (Indian Winter)
  Sliced jaggery 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chopped dates 12
  Raisins 1 Tablespoon
  Soy milk 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Fresh / Prepared)
  Ghee 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped almonds 1 Tablespoon
  Cardamom powder 1 Teaspoon
  Saffron strands 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Put the milk in a thick bottomed pan ana add the grated carrot to it.
Cook uncovered, stirring continuously, till almost all the milk has been absorbed.
Then add the jaggery and continue stirring.
When the jaggery melts, the mixture will turn a darker shade of pink.
Then add the chopped dates and raisins.
Crush the saffron in a tablespoon of hot water and add this to the boiling mixture.
When the mixture thickens and leaves the sides of the pan take off the flame.
Mix in the cardamom powder and keep covered for 5 minutes so that the cardamom essence is infused in the mixture.
Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with chopped almonds.
Serve hot or chilled.
It can serve as a dessert or as an accompaniment to rotis.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2579 Calories from Fat 293

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.3%

Saturated Fat 10.8 g53.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 40.2 mg13.4%

Sodium 869.9 mg36.2%

Total Carbohydrates 586 g195.3%

Dietary Fiber 25.8 g103.2%

Sugars 499.4 g

Protein 29 g57.4%

Vitamin A 0.6% Vitamin C 4.6%

Calcium 63% Iron 70.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

1 Comment

veg.foodie's picture
this is pretty cool! we used to have rotis for breakfast with jaggery... this seems great for breakfast too. will try! :) can we get to c what u made.. upload a pic plz :) and milk (diary) will work fine too right?
Jaggery Carrot Halwa Recipe