Gajar Ka Halwa is a dessert, which is popular across India for any festive season. The taste of carrots, fragrance from the ghee, soft texture after its cooked and its aroma from cardamom.. oohh yum! With all the sweetness and nuts its a perfect dessert for any occasion or celebration to indulge in it…..
700 gms of grated carrots
600 ml Milk
150 gms of Amul Milkmaid
150 gms of Sugar
2 Tbsp of Ghee
8-10 pcs of fine chopped Almonds
5-6 pcs of fine chopped Cashew
15-20 pcs of Raisins
1/4th tsp of cardamon powder
PREPARATION TIME : 1 Hour
In a pan add the grated carrot and milk.
Boil it till the time the carrot becomes little soft.
Add milkmaid and sugar to the carrot mixture.
Cook on the medium flame for 5 -10 minutes.
Add almonds, cashew, raisins and cardamon powder to the mixture.
Cook on the medium flame till the time carrot absorbs all the milk , sugar and milkmaid.
Add ghee to the carrot mixture and stir the carrot mixture till the time it starts leaving the ghee on the sides.
Switch off the flame and let it rest for sometime.
The halwa is ready to be served.
Serves : 7 -8 persons
Servings Per Container 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories 233.2Calories from Fat 77.4
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.6g13%
Saturated Fat 4.2g21%
Trans Fat 2.2g
Total Carbohydrate 34.8g12%
Dietary Fiber 2.9g12%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Well this cake was made on my friend’s special demand. Its healthy, soft and moist. This Fennel and Cardamom cake is eggless, eggs is been substituted with Curd. Made with Whole wheat as the name suggests to avoid refined flour. Its super easy to make and bake it! See the greenish colour it gets from the Fennel seeds. All time favourite of my family and friends.
2 Cups Whole Wheat Flour
1 Cup Curd
1 Cup Fresh Cream
1.25 Cup Granulated Sugar
1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda
3 Tablespoon Warm Milk
1 Tablespoon Fennel Seeds
1 Teaspoon Cardamom Powder
4-5 Drops of Cardamom Essence
PREPARATION TIME: 1 Hour
HOW TO PREPARE:
Prepare the greased tray and keep it aside
Pre heat the oven at 180 degrees
In a Bowl take cream and sugar and beat it well till frothy
Add in the Curd and Cardamom essence, and beat till sugar dissolves
Add in the flour or Atta 1 Cup first and fold the mixture till all gets mixed
Add rest of the Atta, Baking Powder and Baking Soda
Fold the mixture till it becomes a smooth batter
If the mix feels too thick add in the warm milk and whisk till its smooth
Sprinkle Fennel seeds and Cardamom Powder, mix well
The batter should not have any lumps
Pour it in the greased tray and put it in oven for baking
Bake at 180 degrees for 40 minutes or till the cake leaves the side
Check if the middle is cooked with a knife, if not then keep further for 5 minutes
Once done take it out of mould and cool it on a wire rack!
Serve fresh with tea or coffee or enjoy as a snack!