Carrot Halwa: A Healthy Dessert

June 19, 2020
Carrot Halwa: A Healthy Dessert


    • ¾ cup carrots
    • 4 Tbsp. ghee (Indian clarified butter) or unsalted butter
    • ¾ cup sugar
    • 2 cups whole milk
    • ¼ tsp ground cardamom
    • ¼ cup dried fruits and nuts such as raisins, pistachios and almonds
    • Garnish: Additional dried fruit and nuts.


    Trim and finely grate carrots. Warm ghee/butter in a saucepan over medium heat and add grated carrots. Cook until the mixture starts to dry. Stir in the sugar, mixing well. Add milk and cook for 3-4 minutes until liquid is incorporated and mixture resembles oatmeal. Add ground cardamom and dried fruits and mix well. Remove from heat. Garnish with dried fruit and nuts.

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