Sunday, June 26, 2016

Gajar ka Halva

This sweet dish is actually a North Indian dish and it's origin is in Bihar...its a very simple and common sweet dish many of North Indian festivals. Now a days popular in a Bengali kitchen too...

Ingredients- one and half cup- Grated carrot
Milk- 4 TSP
Sugar- 2 TSP
Khova(mava)- 3 TSP
Curdamom powder- 1/2 TSP
Ghee- 1 TSP
Chopped dry fruites- as u wish( I have used cashew and kishmish almonds, pistachios can also be added)

Procedure: In a pressure cooker, pour ghee and saute Grated carrots.
When it will change colour add milk and again saute for 3-4 minutes.
Pressure cook the carrots(only one whistle and after that allow the vapour to escape automatically)
Now in a flat non stick pan shift the boiled carrots and add sugar and cook for 4-5 minutes more. Stir constantly.
Add khova and cook for again 4-5 minute more. Stir constantly.
Now add the curdamom powder and dry fruites and mix it well. Stir for 2-3 minutes more.
Keep the lid on the pan and allow to cooled down.
Decorate with some dry fruites and serve..

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