Carrot Halwa is a rich Indian pudding flavored with nuts and dried fruits. It is usually served warm. A scoup of vanilla icecream goes well with warm halwa.
2 lb. Carrots washed and grated
1 cup whole milk
6 oz. Ajika Almond, Cardamom, Saffron Sugar
1 cup Ghee
2 tablespoons Raisins soaked and kept aside
2 tablespoons Pistachios crushed for the garnish
sugar to adjust in the end as per individual taste
Put the water to boil, when it starts boiling add the grated carrots. Cook for 5-7 minutes.
Add the milk. Cook on a low flame stirring occasionally. Add the Ajika Almond, Cardamom, Saffron Sugar, mix well and cook till the all the milk has been absorbed.
Add ghee and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Add raisins. Mix well.
Remove the halwa from heat and arrange in a serving dish. Garnish with pistachios. Serve cold, hot or at room temperature.