Saturday, November 10, 2012

Carrot Halwa

For the second week of Blogging Marathon #22 ,I am posting under 'Diwali Special' theme.I prepared Carrot Halwa and served to the guests who visited us and they relished it.You can make it so easily using this pressure cooker method.Lets quickly move on to the recipe.


Carrot Halwa

Ingredients:

Carrot grated
 6 cups
Sugar
1 ¾ cup
Evaporated milk(see note below)
1 tin
Cardamom powder
½ tsp
Ghee
3 tblsp
Cashewnut
As needed

Method:
Pressure cooking the carrots

Carrot Halwa Preparation

Carrot Halwa Preparation

  • Take a pressure cooker/pan,add 1tblsp ghee and fry the grated carrots for 2-3 mins till it slightly change in colour.
  • Add the evaporated milk and pressure cook for 1 whistle.
  • Once the pressure releases,open and add the sugar and mix well.
  • Stir continuosly till it starts thickening,now add cardamom powder,cashews roasted in ghee and the remaining ghee and cook for 4-5 mins till it thickens and reaches the desired halwa consistency.
Note:
  • I have used Evaporated milk and not condensed milk.If Evaporated milk is not available use full fat milk.
Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#22.

13 comments:

  1. lovely recipe....never tried with evaporated milk

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  2. Love the color of your halwa and looks delicious.

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  3. yummy recipe..carrot halwa is an any time welcome treat.

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  4. A bowl of carrot halwa will definitely makes me happy, who will say no to this delicious halwa.

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  5. Is it that time already?? Yay, Gajar halwa time now. :D

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  6. An all time favorite dessert.Nice one :)

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  7. Ah, can have this anytime!..looks so good..

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  8. Looks delicious. Perfect for Diwali celebrations...

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  9. Awesome recipe for diwali & Winter

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  10. adding evaporated milk is such a nice idea!! must be very flavorful!!
    Sowmya
    Ongoing Event - CWF - Whole Wheat Flour

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  11. Absolutely delicious carrot halwa.

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