Gajar Ka Halwa/ Carrot Pudding

According to BM#23, I choose carrot theme for 1st
week, under this I prefer to prepare Gajar Ka Halwa, because it very healthy
and yumm. You can preserve this halwa for 2-3 days in winter days in airtight
glass with lid in freeze.
For enhancing this taste you can add mawa/ khoya or
condense milk to more thickness and richness. For garnishing you can add
chopped cashews and pistas on the top of halwa and also garnish with silver
warq. As per cooking view, gajar ka halwa is very time-consuming halwa but
still very simple to prepare compare to lentil based halwa which takes more physical
power too.
The halwa/ halva mean sweet which mostly made by
Indian on every occasion of happiness, for halwa there is no need of any
celebration…. But in winter season or festival time, we all made halwa first in
own home. There is two type of halwa one is flour based and second is nut
based.
In India, there are various types of Halwa/halva or
Pudding you can say like gajar ka halwa, moong dal ka halwa, sooji ka halwa or
aatte ka halwa. This time I prefer carrot halwa which generally every Indian
made in winter season.

Preparation Time: 10
Minutes
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes
Serving: 2 Cups

Ingredients:
5-6 Carrots, Peel
and Grated
300 ml Milk
1 Cup Sugar (as per taste)
2 Tsp. Cardamom
Powder
2 Tbsp. Clarifying butter/
Desi Ghee
Little Saffron (4-5 threads)
Few Chopped Pistachios
and Cashews
Pictorial:

Directions:
Wash and peel the
carrots and grate it. It more than 1 cup grated carrots. Now soak the saffron in
few drops of milk.
Heat the wok on
medium flame and add clarifying butter or desi ghee. Now add grated carrots and
stir well for 4-5 minutes. Now add warm milk (double of carrots) approx. in
wok. Stir continuously on low flame till to milk is absorbed. (check in pictorial)
When milk is
absorbed completely then adds cardamom powder, saffron and sugar. Mix well and
again stir continuously with ladle and now remove from the fire and garnish
with chopped pista’s and cashews.
Submit this recipe with
following events:

Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#23

60 days to Christmas Hosted by Priya and Christmas Cookoff event hosted by Foodomania
Celebrating 1st Anniversary Event Hosted by Siris
WTML event hosted by Nithu Bala

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