I am thrilled to share with you my favorite recipe for Gajar Ka Halwa, a dessert that never fails to tantalize my taste buds. This mouthwatering Carrot Halwa is a true delight, combining the goodness of carrots with the rich flavors of cardamom, ghee, and sugar. Join me as I take you through the step-by-step process of creating this delectable Indian sweet treat that will leave you craving for more. Prepare to be enchanted by the aroma, the texture, and the irresistible taste of this delicious Gajar Ka Halwa. Come along on this culinary journey with me and let’s dive into the world of pure satisfaction and indulgence!
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Delicious Gajar Ka Halwa Recipe: A Mouthwatering Carrot Halwa Dessert
I am an expert in creating the best carrot halwa using a secret technique that I have mastered over the years. Carrot halwa, also known as Gajar Ka Halwa, is a delicious Indian dessert that is loved by people of all ages. It is made by cooking grated carrots in milk until 90% of the milk reduces and thickens. This method keeps the halwa rich, moist, and with an authentic homemade taste. The best part is that my recipe does not require condensed milk, mawa, or milk powder. In this article, I will provide you with a full recipe for making this mouthwatering carrot halwa dessert.
To make this delicious carrot halwa, you will need the following ingredients:
- 2 cups grated carrots
- 3 cups milk
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 2 tablespoons ghee (clarified butter)
- 1/4 cup chopped nuts (cashews, almonds, pistachios)
- 1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder
- A pinch of saffron strands (optional)
Here is a step-by-step guide to making the perfect carrot halwa:
Heat a pan on medium heat and add ghee to it. Once the ghee melts, add the grated carrots and sauté them for 5 minutes until they release their aroma.
In the meantime, boil the milk in a separate pan. Once the milk comes to a boil, reduce the heat to low and simmer it until it reduces to 90% of its original volume. Stir occasionally to prevent the milk from sticking to the bottom of the pan.
Add the reduced milk to the pan with the grated carrots. Mix well and cook for another 10 minutes until the carrots absorb the milk and become soft.
Now, add sugar to the mixture and stir until it dissolves completely. Let it cook for another 5 minutes until the halwa thickens.
Add cardamom powder and saffron strands (if using) to enhance the flavor of the halwa. Mix well and cook for another 2 minutes.
Finally, add chopped nuts to the halwa and give it a good mix. Turn off the heat and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.
Your delicious carrot halwa is ready to be enjoyed! Serve it warm or cold, garnished with some more chopped nuts on top.
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
What is the secret technique for making the best carrot halwa?
- The key is to cook the carrots in milk until 90% of the milk reduces and thickens. This method ensures a rich and moist halwa with an authentic homemade taste.
Do I need condensed milk, mawa, or milk powder for this recipe?
- No, my recipe does not require any of these ingredients. It is a simple and traditional recipe that relies on the natural sweetness of carrots and the richness of milk.
Can I customize the sweetness level of the halwa?
- Yes, you can adjust the amount of sugar according to your taste preferences. Add more or less sugar as per your liking.
Can I store the leftover halwa?
- Yes, you can store the leftover halwa in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Just reheat it before serving.
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Gajar Ka Halwa, or carrot halwa, is a mouthwatering Indian dessert that is loved by everyone. With my secret technique, you can create the best carrot halwa that is rich, moist, and has an authentic homemade taste. Follow the step-by-step recipe I have provided and impress your family and friends with this delicious dessert. Don’t forget to tag me on Instagram or Facebook using #ministryofcurry if you try this recipe. Enjoy!
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