Red Velvet Halwa With Carrots and Roses

Ingredients

2 cups Carrots:
5 Dates: (optional)
5 teaspoons Desi ghee:
3 cups Full cream milk:
3/4 cup Jaggery powder: or to taste
1 cup Khoa:
Rose Water: few drops
Saffron strands: few
1/2 teaspoon Cardamom powder:
1/2 cup Mixed Nuts:

Preparation

1
Wash, peel and grate the carrots by using food processor or electric vegetable chopper.
2
Heat desi ghee in a thick bottomed skillet and saute the grated carrots for 5 minutes.
3
Now add full cream milk, sliced dates and cardamom powder into the carrots and let it cook on low heat for 15-20 minutes, till the milk is absorbed and carrots are cooked.
4
At this stage to the mix, add saffron strands dissolved in milk.
5
Now add jaggery powder (or brown sugar) and khoa to the carrots and mix gently.
6
Let it cool down for 5 minutes, then add few drops of rose water/rose essence for fragrance in the halwa. Garnish with mixed sliced almonds, cashews, raisins and shredded khoa.

 



Comments

Jagruti Dhanecha's picture

Hi Sonia
yummy and tasty halwa...looks to good..please check out my recipes and my blog..whenever you can...Happy New Year..!

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The "Red Velvet Carrot halwa" is a variation of very popular "Gajar ka halwa" a famous sweet from India that is relished in winters. Carrot halwa is an excellent source of vitamin A and calcium. Traditionally, this halwa is made by gently heating lots of full cream milk along with carrots and sugar over low flame.

read more at http://onecreativekitchen.blogspot.com/2010/12/red-velvet-halwa-with-carrots-and-roses.html

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