Gajar Ka Halwa/ Carrot Halwa ~ Microwave Method
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 3-4
  • 500 gm carrots, peeled and grated
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 1½ cup low fat milk
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • For garnish:
  • 1 tsp ghee
  • 2 tbsp almonds, crushed
  1. Heat ghee for 30 seconds in microwave.
  2. Add the carrots, mix well. Microwave on high for 3 minutes.
  3. Now add the milk and microwave for 6 minutes, stirring after every two minutes.
  4. Add the cardamom and sugar and microwave for 20 to 25 minutes till done, depending upon how much "bite" you need! I microwaved for 25 minutes. Stir 2-3 times in .
  5. Allow to rest for 5 minutes.
  6. Heat ghee in another bowl for 30 seconds. Add the crushed almonds and microwave for 3 minutes. Pour this on halwa and stir. Dig in... yum!
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