Day 248: Gajar Halwa (Carrot Pudding)
Happy Diwali! Today I made gajar halwa. It's basically a sweet, delicious carrot pudding.
This was my first time making gajar halwa. When I tried it today, it was really tasty. Sweet, and the carrots tasted amazing!
You would think that the carrots are hard and crunchy and taste like a vegetable, but because you cook them, they kind of become soft and you wouldn't think they were really the consistency of a carrot.
I like eating this when it's warm, with lots of nuts and/or golden raisins. It also tastes good with some vanilla ice cream.
This is a great Indian sweet! It's gooey and oh so good! In fact, it's super simple! It only takes 15-20 minutes.
|Level: 👩🏽🍳👩🏽🍳|Time: 20 minutes|Serves: 3|
3 cups carrots, grated
1/4 cup melted ghee
5 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/2 cup khoya
3/4 teaspoon cardamom
Vanilla Ice Cream, optional
Heat the ghee in a pot, then add the carrots. Cook, stirring constantly for 10 minutes. Next, add sugar and cook for two more minutes. Add your khoya and cook for 3 minutes until the carrots look soft. Stir in cardamom.
Serve in ramekins with raisins, almond slivers, and cashews. You can even eat it with ice cream!
- The Bored Baker 👩🏽🍳
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