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Gajar Ka Halwa (Carrot Pudding) - Gajrela Or Gajar Barfi - Carrot Burfi By Bhavna

Ingredients
  Carrots 4 Medium, peeled, washed, shredded
  Ghee 3 Tablespoon
  Milk powder 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cardamom powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Saffron 1 Pinch
For garnishing
  Almonds 1 Tablespoon, slivered (Optional)
  Pistachios 1 Tablespoon, slivered (Optional)
  Cashews 1 Tablespoon (Optional)
  Raisins 1 Tablespoon (Optional)
Directions

MAKING
1. Heat a pan at medium temperature, add the ghee and the shredded carrots and cook them well until tender.
2. Once the carrots are done, add the nuts (almonds, pistachios, cashews and raisins), reserving some for decorating the sweet before serving. Cook for a few more minutes. (Carrots are to be cooked for a minimum of 6 minutes)
3. Add milk powder and stir for a few minutes.
4. Add sugar and stir well. Finally add the cardamom powder and stir to combine well.

SERVING
5. Serve the carrot pudding garnished with the slivered almonds, pistachios and raisins.

TIPS
A low fat option of making this halwa is by steaming the carrots instead of cooking it in ghee.

Things You Will Need
1. Shredder

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Punjabi
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Saute
Restriction: 
Vegetarian, Low Cholesterol
Ingredient: 
Carrot
Interest: 
Easy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4
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