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Gajar Halwa

Diabetic.Foodie's picture
Gajar halwa is a traditional indian dessert made with toasted carots cooked in a milk and sugar mix. Cooked to a thick and sticky consistency, the gajar halwa is flavored with cardamom and is very delicious.This is a special low sugar recipe great for diabetics as well as for people on low carb diet. Adapted from the Lantus book of recipes.
Ingredients
  Grated carrots 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Low fat milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Low fat milk powder 6 Tablespoon
  Sugar substitute 10 Gram (2 Sachets)
  Cardamom powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Elaichi Powder)
Directions

Add carrots to milk and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
Add milk powder and cardamom powder, and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring continuously.
Add sugar substitute and mix well.
Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Dessert
Servings: 
5

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3 Comments

Humarif's picture
I do not have a pressure cooker and instead of low fat milk powder what else can I put?
Anonymous's picture
I have tried using it with normal Low fat milk and it worked for me!
Humarif's picture
Thank you