|Carrots||500 Gram (Indian Variety)|
|Full fat milk||2 Liter|
|Cardamom powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Chopped nuts||50 Gram|
1- Peel and grate the carrots.
2- Fry the chopped nuts (cashew nuts, almonds, pistachio, etc.) in ghee and keep them aside.
3- Saute the grated carrots in the same ghee for a few seconds.
4- Add milk and sugar to the carrots.
5- Cook the mixture until all the milk evaporates (this might take a long time)
6- Once the mixture reaches a soft ball consistency add the cardamom powder and stir - your gajar halwa is ready.
7- Garnish with fried nuts and serve warm
1- Keep stirring the milk + carrot mixture to prevent it from sticking to the pan.
2- If you don't have Indian carrots, then you can add 3 tbsps of grated beetroot to add color to the orange carrots.
3- Try serving gajar halwa with vanilla ice cream for an interesting twist.