carrot halwa recipe with milkmaid
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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
Course sweet
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 3 Servings
Author Hebbar's Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.