Mom’s Recipe # 26 – Gajjar Halwa (Carrot Halwa)
An easy recipe for a traditional Indian carrot-based dessert – a favourite across North Indian households.
1 black cardamom ( powdered )
100 grams khoya
150 grams sugar ( about 3/4 cup )
3 tablespoons almonds
3 tablespoons pistachios
6-8 strands saffron
3 tablespoons milk
12-15 raisins ( yellow )
3 green whole cardamom ( powdered )
1/4 cup water
Grate carrots. In a large wok, heat carrots with water and black cardamom. Cover and allow to steam on low heat for about 10 minutes until almost dry but moist.
Meanwhile, soak almonds and...
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