Wash, peel and coarsely
grate the the carrots. Combine the carrots and milk in a pan, bring to
boil, reduce heat to medium low and cook for 20-25 minutes, stirring
continuously. Cook until the mixture is nearly dry.
Add the white sugar,
brown sugar and half the cardamom. Mix well together and continue
stirring. Cook for 10-12 minutes. Remove pan from heat and set aside.
Heat butter in a pan
(large enough to contain the carrot mixture) over medium low heat, fry
the slivered almonds until golden. Stir in the carrot mixture together
with the raisins, walnuts and the rest of the spices, with the
exception of the ground cardamom. Cook until the mixture begins to
separate from the sides. Serve hot, garnished with the remaining
ground cardamom. This is a traditional Indian sweet served during
Microwave" Carrot Halwa Recipe
2 cups freshly grated carrot
1/4 to 1/2 cup skim milk powder
1 cup sugar
1/4 tea spoon ground cardamom
1/4 cup thickened cream
Raisins, fried chopped walnuts
and slivered almonds for garnishing
Place the freshly grated carrot
in a microwave safe bowl and cook it on high for 7-8 minutes.
Remove it from the microwave and
add milk powder, sugar, thickened cream and cardamom powder. Return to
the microwave and cook on high for another 7-8 minutes.
Remove from the microwave and
either serve it hot or cold after garnishing it with raisins, walnuts
Can also be set in the fridge
for real "Halwa" consistency.
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