Gajar Halwa

    Gajar Halwa


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    About this recipe: This is a simple recipe to make a very popular Halwa dish. This is a family recipe, that is used by everyone in my family. Enjoy with luchi or paratha.

    Serves: 4 

    • 1 ¾ cups carrots,peeled grated
    • ¼ cup milk
    • 2 cups sugar
    • 400 g mava, crumbled
    • 7 tablespoons ghee
    • 10-15 almonds, blanched and sliced

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Add carrots and milk into a pressure cooker.
    2. Close the lid of the cooker, bring to full pressure on high heat. When on high heat for a bit, remove cooker immediately from the heat. Release pressure with slight lifting of vent weight. Open lid of the cooker.
    3. Close the lid, and again place cooker with carrots on high heat. Add sugar and stir-the carrots should be molten and formed a thick liquid. Cook till the liquid mixture dries up , stirring occasionally. Add mava and ghee, stir.
    4. Cook till ghee shows that it has separated and has come up on the surface, stirring constantly. Pour the halwa on a serving dish. Serve hot, garnished with almonds.
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