Dec 26, 2007

Carrot halwa

Carrot halwa is a very nutritious and tasty indian sweet dish. Carrot is very important for growing children. For children who do not like to eat carrot either raw or cooked, you can try giving this sweet dish and they will ask you more.


Carrot - 1/2 kg
Sugar - 2 cup
Ghee - 4-5 tsp
cashew - 10 nos
cardomom powder- 1/2 tsp
milk - 1 cup


Grate the carrots and keep aside.Heat ghee in a thick vessel. Make cashew into small pieces. Fry the cashews in ghee and keep aside.Boil the milk for 15-20 minitues in medium heat .Once it starts thickening, stir continuously.Put little ghee in a pan and add the grated carrots.cook it in medium heat and stir occassionally for 5 mintues.Now add the milk and boil it untill milk evaporates,then add the sugar and stirr continously in low heat .Now add the remaining ghee and stir on low heat till the mixture collects in a soft ball or the ghee oozes out.Serve with decorated cashews and cardomom powder.


Meera said...

Very delectable. Nice picture, Dhivya! Good job

Dhivya said...

Thanks for ur comment..

Sunshinemom said...

Hi, Beautiful pictures. I just got through your sweets, and found them all yummy :)