Tuesday, 12 February 2013

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Gajar ka Halwa Recipe

Gajar Ka Halwa (Hindi : गाजर का हलवा ) (sometimes known as Gajrela, Carrot Halwa or gajar ka gajerela) is a sweet dessert pudding. It is often served with a garnish of almonds and pistachios.Because of its low fat content, vegetarian characteristics, ease of making, medium shelf-life and taste Recipe of Gajar Ka Halwa which is a popular dessert all over India is given below . Cook often and serve at festivals to your dear ones.

Serves for Gajar ka Halwa

Four to Six (4 to 6) 

Gajar ka Halwa in Hindi - Ingredients

    Gajar ka Halwa Recipe
  • 1 kg Red Carrot (Gajar)
  • 250 ml Milk
  • 150 grams Mawa / Khoya ( Dried Whole milk )
  • 150 grams Sugar ( or as per taste )
  • 8-10 pieces Cashewnuts ( Kaju )
  • 20-25 pieces of Kishmish ( Dried Raisin or Dried Grape )
  • 1/4 tablespoon Cardamon powder (Elaichi powder)
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee

Gajar ka Halwa Recipe with Condensed Milk Preparation Method

  1. Wash and scrub the Carrot nicely. Cut both the ends and then shred it using a medium sized grater attachment.
  2. Take a Kadai (Deep Frying Pan) and add Milk and shredded Carrot into it and mix it. Cook it for 15-20 mins till Carrot softens. 
  3. Now add sugar and stir well.
  4. Let sugar dry up completely. No water should be left in the Pan. This will take another 10-15 mins.
  5. You will notice a change in the color of carrot.
  6. Add Khoya into the Pan and mix it well. Cook this mixture for 7-8 mins. Let it dry while stirring.
  7. Once completely dry , add Ghee and Elaichi powder and mix it for 2-3 mins
  8. Garnish it with Cashewnuts and Kishmish.
  9. You are now ready to serve the Gajar ka Halwa to your guests, family or your Valentine.
Note : You can also add Milkmaid instead of Khoya, but do not add Sugar in that case.

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