Rich...sweet...delicious....and very popular in winter months specially in Northern India..... Carrot Halwa, a traditional Indian dessert with a creamy texture is one of my favorite sweets.

Health benefits of carrots

  • Sweet and crunchy carrots are notably rich in anti-oxidants, vitamins and dietary fiber. They provide only 41 calories per 100 g, negligible amount of fat and no cholesterol.
  • They are exceptionally rich source of carotenes and vitamin-A. 100 g fresh carrot contains 8285 µg of beta-carotene and 16706 IU of vitamin A.

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Step 1: Ingredients

  1. Carrot- 1 kg
  2. Milk- 300 ml
  3. Sugar- 400 gm
  4. Milk Solid(Khoya)- 400 gm
  5. Dry fruits-100 gm
  6. 1 teaspoon Cardamom Seeds

Step 2: Grate Carrots

Wash, peel the skin and grate carrots finely.

Step 3: How to Make

  1. Mix carrots and milk in a pan, bring to a boil. Cook on low flame for 5 minutes.
  2. Add Milk Solid (Khoya)and continue cooking on low flame, stirring occasionally, till it dries up.
  3. Add the slightly crushed cardamoms,crushed dry fruits and mix well.
  4. Cook for another 10 minutes.

Step 4: Enjoy

Garnish with nuts and raisins and serve hot.

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    Suraj Bhawal

    2 years ago

    great instructable!

    BTW, condensed milk also works great if you don't have access to khoya.

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