gajar ka halwa recipe with condensed milk
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easy carrot halwa recipe with milkmaid

gajar ka halwa with condensed milk - an easy recipe of carrot halwa made with sweetened condensed milk or milkmaid.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: desserts
Cuisine: indian, north indian
Servings: 5 to 6
Author: Dassana Amit

Ingredients

  • 1.5 kg carrots - approx 9 cups tightly packed grated carrots (gajar)
  • 6 tablespoon ghee (clarified butter)
  • 8 to 9 green cardamoms (chotti elachi) - powdered in a mortar-pestle
  • 1 tin sweetened condensed milk - i used nestle milkmaid 400 grams
  • sugar as required - (optional)
  • cup cashews (kaju)
  • cup golden raisins (kishmish)

Instructions

  • rinse, peel and grate the carrots with a hand held grater or in a food processor.
  • heat ghee in a kadai or thick bottomed deep pan. add the grated carrots.
  • saute the carrots till they turn tender and are cooked. keep on stirring in intervals while sauting the carrots.
  • then add the condensed milk.
  • stir very well and add the cardamom powder, cashews and raisins.
  • stir again and simmer the gajar halwa on a low flame stirring often, till the mixture dries up and reduces.
  • check the taste and if required, you can add some sugar. i did not add any sugar as the taste was perfect for us.
  • serve gajar halwa hot or warm or chilled.