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