gajar ka halwa recipe with condensed milk | carrot halwa recipe with milkmaid
easy gajar ka halwa recipe with condensed milk | carrot halwa recipe with milkmaid
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 3 Servings
- 5 large carrot / gajar
- 1 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
- ½ cup full cream milk
- ¼ cup sweetened condensed milk / nestle milkmaid
- 4 cardamom / elachi powdered
- 5 cashews / kaju chopped
- 5 almonds / badam chopped
- 1 tsp pistachios finely chopped
firstly, peel the skin of carrot. carrot halwa taste great when prepared with red carrot. however, we don't get red carrot, so used normal carrots.
later, grate the carrot into long threads as possible and transfer to kadai.
further, add a tbsp of ghee and saute for 3 minutes. this helps carrots to cook fast and also retain their shape even after cooking.
also add half cup of milk and mix well. note, we are adding milk just to cook carrots.
get to boil and keep stirring occasionally. making sure carrots are uniformly cooked and doesn't get burnt from the bottom.
simmer for 5 minutes or till the milk is evaporated completely.
once the milk evaporates, the carrots will be almost cooked.
furthermore, add condensed milk / milkmaid and mix well. note, we are not adding any extra sugar, as the condensed milk do contain sweetness.
get to boil and keep stirring occasionally. making sure carrots are completely cooked and doesn't get burnt from the bottom.
keep mixing and mashing till the milk evaporates completely.
also add cardamom powder, cashews and almonds.
give a good mix.
finally, serve carrot halwa prepared from condensed milk garnished with chopped pistachios.