Carrot Halwa
Carrot halwa is such a simple and colourful dessert to make. Ideal after a spicy curry.
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Ingredients
  • 500 g (1 lb) carrot, grated
  • 500 ml (16 fl oz) milk
  • 200 g (7 oz) sugar
  • 2 tbsp raisins
  • 2 tbsp sliced almonds
  • 2 tbsp unsalted pistachios
  • Seeds from 8 green cardamoms
  • 2 tsp ghee
Instructions
  1. Bring 100 ml (4 fl oz) of water to the boil in a pan. Add in the carrots and cook for 5 minutes.
  2. Pour in the milk and cook on a low heat for 1 hour.
  3. Add in the sugar and cook until the carrot becomes a thickish mush.
  4. Add in the cardamom seeds and the ghee. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add in the raisins, stir and serve. Garnish with the almonds and pistachios.
Titli's Tips
For extra decadence, add in some crumbled paneer or cottage cheese just before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving       % Daily Value
Calories 407 20%
Calories from Fat 89
Total Fat 9.9g 15%
Saturated Fat 4.0g 20%
Unsaturated Fat 4.8g
   
Amount Per Serving       % Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate 76.6g 25%
Dietary Fibre 5.7g 22%
Sugars 62.7g
Protein 7.2g 14%
Cholesterol 18.0mgs 6%
Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.