Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Carrot Halwa / Gaajar Ka Halwa

This delicious beautiful light carrot halwa is the perfect end to a special meal.It can be served either hot or cold.

carrot - half kg
ghee - 3-4 tbsp
milk - half cup
sugar - half cup
poppy seeds - 1-2 tbsp ( optional)
chopped almonds - few
saffron strands - a big pinch
cardamom powder - half - 1tsp

Steps to follow:
Wash, remove the skin and grate the carrots and keep aside.

 In a deep pan heat ghee, put grated carrots and stir for few minutes until  carrots sweet smell comes.
 Then pour milk and stir the carrots let them cook for few minutes.

 Let the milk dry up and leaving the carrots soft.Reduce the flame and put sugar.

 Stir well till sugar dissolves completely.
 Add cardamom powder and saffron strands and mix well. Switch off immediately.

 Transfer the carrot halwa to the plate and garnish with chopped almonds
and roasted poppy seeds( optional).Carrota after cooking reduce a lot so adjust the quantity accordingly.
Yummy carrot halwa is ready to serve.

Serve in an  individual bowls. Enjoy with Briyani, raita & dalcha.

Sending this recipe to Meena's Try My Recipes Event & Give away.


Shailaja Reddy said...

Tasty halwa.

Priya Anandakumar said...

Lovely carrot halwa, my all time favorite

Teena Mary said...

Delicious looking Halwa! Its been a long time since I had this. Will make sometime soon :)

Mahi said...

Delicious halwa!

Rita Bose said...

Delicious Gajar Halwa!

Meena B said...

yummy i had loved it since the first time i had this gajar ka halwa
urs look amazing

thanks for linking up asiya

Sona - QP / PQ said...

gud one, Asiya.

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Looks yummy, perfectly made !!
Shruti Rasoi
Flavours of France Event

Nabanita Das said...

Yummy halwa... carrot halwa is my fav too...

divya said...

looks delicious n mouthwatering...

Reni said...

looks yum !

Priya Suresh said...

Oru periya plateaa intha halwa venum Akka,my fav.

Swathi Iyer said...

Delicious carrot halwa.

kavitha riya said...

Wow nice..2day m going 2 prepare :)

Nilu A said...

Delicious and lip smacking gaajar ka halwa.. I'm drooling here :-)

Gulsum Basheer said...

Looks better than Shri Mithai's Carrot Halwa.