Monthly Archives: December 2010

Gajar Halwa (Carrot Halwa) (Ayaz Recipe)

Gajar Halwa (Carrot Halwa)

Gajar Halwa or Carrot halwa is a Pakistani Sweet dish made of grated carrots and full cream milk scented with cardamom and garnished with nuts, its a wonderful recipe and probably the easiest recipe on this planet for this South Asian yummy and nutritious sweet dish …

Ayesha's Kitchen

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 kg carrots (peeled and grated)
  • 2 litre full cream milk
  • 1 tspn cardamom powder
  • Some almonds for garnishing

Procedure:

-Boil milk and add cardamom powder in it. After 2 minutes, add carrots and let it cook on medium heat for 15 minutes. Now add sugar and cook it for 40 minutes on low medium heat or until the milk is evaporated and “khoya” (milk solids) is made.

-Now stir well on medium heat and after simmering it for 5 minutes, take it out in a serving dish and garnish with some almonds, pistachios and other nuts.

-Serve hot as sweet dish.

Tips:

-Keep an eye on it and make sure that it does not stick to the bottom of the pan.

-It is a bit time consuming recipe…… so be patient.

Serving:

Serves 6.

Pista Kulfa

Pista kulfa is like an ice cream dessert which is very famous in Pakistan. Pakistanis love this dish and always miss it when they are away from their country … Try this lovely and easy recipe and I am sure you are not going to believe your cooking skills … LOL

 

Ayesha’s kitchen

Ingredients:

  • 0.5 litre blue top milk/ fresh full cream milk
  • 1 tin sweetened condensed milk
  • 200 gms cream
  • 1 ½ tbspn Rice flour
  • 1 ½ tbspn corn flour
  • ½ cup chopped pistachios
  • Some green food colour (OPTIONAL)
  • 1 tbspn rose water or kewra essence

Procedure:

-Take ¼ cup of milk out of 0.5 ltr milk and boil the rest of it.

-Now add condensed milk and stir well. Add pistachios, food color and kewra essence.

-Cook for 15 minutes.

-Now in ¼ cup of milk mix rice flour and corn flour and add this mixture to the cooking mixture and stir well.

-Add cream and turn off the flame.

-Now take it out in a mould and freeze over night or for 12 hours.

Servings:

This will serve 8 people.