|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.
Calories 503 Calories from Fat 228
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25 g39%
Saturated Fat 13.1 g65.6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 60.1 mg20%
Sodium 220.4 mg9.2%
Total Carbohydrates 61 g20.3%
Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.6%
Sugars 55.1 g
Protein 13 g26.7%
Vitamin A 285.2% Vitamin C 8.5%
Calcium 41.9% Iron 2.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet