Gajar Ka Halwa
|Carrots||10 , finely shredded (long)|
|Clarified butter||1 Tablespoon (ghee)|
|Milk||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs) (adjust quantity as per taste)|
|Mixed nuts||2 Tablespoon, chopped (almonds)|
|Cardamom powder||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Heat a deep pan/skillet. Add a tablespoon of clarified butter/ghee and let it melt.
Add the shredded carrot and saute (approx 15 mins.) on a low flame until the carrot changes color to a caramelized color/light brown. Take care not to burn the carrot. The raw smell should also disappear by now.
Add sugar and mix well.
Add Milk and allow to boil until the mixture begins to thicken. Mix thoroughly until Milk evaporates completely.
Remove from stove. Garnish with mixed nuts and sprinkle the cardamom powder.
Serve Hot with Vanilla Ice-cream.
Calories 173 Calories from Fat 31
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3 g5.3%
Saturated Fat 2 g9.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 9.3 mg3.1%
Sodium 69.7 mg2.9%
Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.7%
Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.6%
Sugars 30.8 g
Protein 2 g4.3%
Vitamin A 255.6% Vitamin C 7.8%
Calcium 7.7% Iron 2.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet