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Indian Carrot and Tofu Pudding

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This tasty tofu pudding is a nice twist to the traditional Indian dessert –the carrot (Gajar) halwa. This recipe is nice and healthy and just right for me when I am on a no milk diet.
Ingredients
  Carrots 500 Gram, grated
  Silken tofu 12 Ounce
  Roasted cashews 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), powdered
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange essence 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Cover and steam cook the grated carrots. In the blender, blend together the tofu, powdered cashews and the milk. Add this to the carrots when they are about half done. Mix well. Add the sugar(you can adjust the quantity depending on your specific preferences). Cover and cook for approximately half an hour. Add the orange essence (you could even try the rose essence if you like). Mix well. Serve in orange cups.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Smooth
Dish: 
Pudding
Ingredient: 
Tofu
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4
This tofu and carrot pudding is a wonderful twist to the traditional Indian dessert carrot (gajar) halwa. The recipe just perfect for a milk-free diet. Here the milk is substituted with tofu and soy milk. This amazing dessert is flavored with orange essence and served in orange cups for another nice twist.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 385 Calories from Fat 148

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.8%

Saturated Fat 3.6 g18.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2.8 mg0.9%

Sodium 106.6 mg4.4%

Total Carbohydrates 51 g16.9%

Dietary Fiber 4.5 g17.9%

Sugars 35.1 g

Protein 11 g21.5%

Vitamin A 418.2% Vitamin C 12.3%

Calcium 11.3% Iron 16%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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