Dec 14, 2008

GAJAR HALWA

Carrot --- 1/2 kg (about5-6 carrots)
Khoya --- 50 gms
Full cream milk --- 1/2 cup
Sugar --- 3/4 cup
Ghee --- 1/4 cup
Cashew nuts --- 20-25
risins --- 20
Almonds --- 15 (soaked in water for over night and choped)
Cardamom powder --- 1/2 tea sp

METHOD:----
Scrub and wash the carrots and grat .
Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed pan and fry cashew nuts till golde and keep a side, then fry risins and leave a side, then fry almonds(badam) and keep a side.
Now fry grated carrot in the same ghee till raw smellof the carrot disappears.
now add 1/2 cup full cream milk and stir till milk gets dried.
Then add sugar and stir for some time first sugar leaves water and then it become dry cook in a medium heat .
now add 3/4 cashews, risins, almonds,cardamom powdermix well then add 3/4 khoyamix well and stir for 2 sec. and remove from the fire.
Dish out in to a serving bowl and top with remaining dryfruits and khoya

Serve hot or chilled

Carrot halwa with Ice cream will be my first choice.