Mom’s Recipe # 26 – Gajjar Halwa (Carrot Halwa)

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An easy recipe for a traditional Indian carrot-based dessert – a favourite across North Indian households.

4-6
1/2 kilogram carrots ( preferably red carrots )
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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Nutritions

Calories
20607

Sodium
225mg
9% DV

Fat
157g
241% DV

Protein
63g
127% DV

Carbs
5309g
1806% DV

Fiber
75g
303% DV

An overnight Sausage Breakfast Casserole is the best make-ahead dish for a special holiday morning or a lazy Sunday brunch. Loaded with eggs, sausage, cheese and bread, you get a delicious and satisfying meal in one pan -- and the entire recipe can be assembled the night before. Here's to sleeping in, hot mugs of coffee, and hearty, down-home comfort food to start your day!

1 lb. bulk pork sausage
1/2 c diced onion
12 large slices white sandwich bread
8 oz cheddar cheese ( grated )
10 eggs
3 c whole milk
1/2 t dry mustard
1 t kosher salt
1/4 t pepper
10-12
  • Brown the sausage and onion in a large skillet over medium-high heat until the meat is no longer pink (about 7 minutes); drain.
  • Grease a deep 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Arrange bread cubes in...
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Nutritions

Calories
431

Sodium
2140mg
89% DV

Fat
25g
39% DV

Protein
32g
65% DV

Carbs
10g
3% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV

Pecan Pie

23

Impress your guests with this perfect Southern Pecan Pie. With eight easy ingredients and only ten minutes prep time you too can cook like a chef.

1 unbaked or frozen pie crust
2 1/2 cups pecans coarsely chopped
3 large eggs
1 cup light or dark corn syrup
3/4 cup packed light or dark brown sugar
3 tablespoons melted butter (slightly cooled)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
8
Nutritions

Calories
605

Sodium
576mg
24% DV

Fat
63g
97% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
0.5g
0% DV

Fiber
1g
4% DV
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