Carrot Halwa is a popular dish to make in India in the winter months -especially during Diwali. The carrots are plentiful and it is an easy dish to make. Enjoying a warm dessert after a delicious meal when its cold out, makes this even more appetizing! It is also another way to get some additional Vitamin A !
And if you have a major sweet tooth, simply add more condensed milk.
2 cups grated carrots
1 tablespoon ghee or butter
1/2 cup milk
2 tablespoon milk powder ( optional)
1/4 cup condensed milk
1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder (optional)
chopped almonds or pistachio for garnish
Heat the ghee in a frying pan or wok.
Add the carrots and sauté for 3 – 4 minutes till carrots are soft.
Add the milk and milk powder, continue to cook till the milk is evaporated.
Add the condensed milk and continue to stir for about 3 minutes till the mixture is thick .
Add the cardamom powder if using – stir until well mixed.
Add nuts and serve.
Serve at room temperature. Serve with whipping cream (optional).