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carrot kheer recipe | carrot payasam | gajar ka kheer

easy carrot kheer recipe | carrot payasam | gajar ka kheer
Course Dessert
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 7 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • 10 cashew / kaju halves
  • 2 tbsp raisins / kishmish
  • cup carrot grated
  • 4 cup milk
  • ¼ tsp saffron / kesar
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder / elachi powder
  • 2 tbsp pistachios

for instant khova / mawa:

  • 1 tsp  butter
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ½ cup milk powder

Instructions

  • firstly, in a large kadai heat 1 tbsp and saute 1½ cup carrot.
  • now add 4 cup milk, ¼ tsp saffron and mix well.
  • get the milk to boil on medium flame.
  • stir occasionally and boil the milk for 10 minutes or until the milk thickens.
  • add the crumbled khova to milk.
  • also, add ¼ cup sugar and stir well.
  • continue to boil for 10 minutes, or until milk thickens and turns creamy.
  • now add ¼ tsp cardamom powder, fried cashew-raisins and mix well.
  • finally, serve carrot kheer chilled or hot garnished with pistachios.