Carrot Halwa, where the vegetable is gently cooked in milk and sugar, is a very popular sweet in Indian cuisine.
By Pushpa Kumar
- 5 cups shredded carrots
- 2 cups whole milk
- 1 cup sugar
- ½ cup oil
- 7-8 whole green cardamoms
- Heat oil in a wide open pan and add the carrots and saute them for about 5 mins on medium low flame.Add 2 cups milk and the powdered cardamom seeds.Cook till all the milk is absorbed.Add sugar and stir cook on low flame till oil slightly begins to seperate.At this point you can add 2-3 tbsp of ghee or more oil if preferred and continue to stir till well blended.Enjoy hot or cold.
Pushpa lives in Southern California.She loves listening to good music,travelling and enjoys photography.Her blog Taste as You Cook reflects her experiments in the kitchen.