Friday, February 19, 2010

Carrot Halwa / gajar halwa (carrot pudding)

Carrot Halwa is  my and my hubby's  favorite sweet...........
Ingredients :
Grated Carrot -2 cups
Milk-1 to 1/2 cup
Sugar-1/2 cup(add more according to your taste)
Cashews-2tsp
Pistachios - 1 tsp
almonds-4 to 5
Ghee /Butter-3 tsp
Cardamom powder-1/2 tsp
Method :
First hat the ghee in thick bottomed pan add cashews fry till turned into light golden color.
add grated carrot fry till it leaves raw smell.
fry approx 15 to 20 mins,then it leaves complete raw smell.if fry like this the halwa give more taste.
mean time heat the milk and bring it to boil.now add milk to the fried grated carrots.stir well add pistachios,shredded almonds and cardamom powder.
cook for few mins.now add sugar stir well cover the lid and cook till halwa thicken and carrot become soft.
serve hot or cold.
I am sending this recipe to  Priya's Heart For St Valentine's Day event.

23 comments:

Tina said...

Nice presentation dear....Halwa looks yummy...

Pavithra said...

Looks yummy. I love carrot halwa perfect combo with ice cream.

Meena said...

Such an artistic presentation...lovely dish...this post rocks!!!

Sushma Mallya said...

beautiful presentation swapna,love the clicks too and this yummy dish too..

Aruna Manikandan said...

First time here.....

Carrot halwa looks delicious with wonderful presentation

ArunaManikandan
http://ensamayalkuripugal.blogspot.com

Deepa G Joshi said...

hey lovely and a sweet entry..

Gita said...

Halwa looks very yummy dear...cute presentation :)

Swapna Sree said...

Thank you all for dropping beautiful compliments...

thanks Aruna to visiting my blog...

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Nicely Decorated halwa. Looks yummy.

Deepa

Padhu said...

Wow! Halwa looks lovely and also the presentation
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Reshmi said...

hey swapna...i had made this once..itz too tasty n yummylecious....that time i doesnt tke picture...really drooling me.....

Swathi said...

Swapana,

Carrot halwa looks yummy and beautiful

Priya said...

Beautiful and tempting halwa, thanks for sending Swapna..

Cicily Antony said...

Nice decoration...yummy...

Swapna Sree said...

Thank u all....
Thanks Priya for accepting...

priya said...

delicious halwa and great presentation!

shahana said...

excellewnt presentation!!!
Thanks for sharing those awards!!!!Im really thankful to you!!

Siddhi S said...

halwa looks yummy...nice presentation

Gulmohar said...

Beautiful...both halwa and presentation...!

kothiyavunu said...

Hey swapna, How you been. Was away for a while and I guess have missed a many yummy posts..Love this carrot halwa..looks so tempting and nice presentation!!

Swapna Sree said...

Thanx Priya,shahana,Siddhi,Gulmohar,Kothiyavunu...
nice to see your comment kothiyavunu,I am doing gud,yea v missed a lot your yummy yummy posts...

Guntur Traditions said...

delicious halwa... my FAV

Swapna Sree said...

Thanx sandhya...