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Chalwa

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Introduction

Carrot halwa is an Indian dessert for celebrations mostly cooked during the winter as it provides warmth

Carrot halwa is an Indian dessert for celebrations mostly cooked during the winter as it provides warmth

Ingredients

Serves: 4-5

Metric Cups
  • 1 kilogram carrots (grated)
  • 1 handful cashew nuts (chopped)
  • 1 handful raisins (chopped)
  • 1 litre milk
  • 450 grams caster sugar
  • 1 handful almonds (chopped almonds)
  • 2 tablespoons butter / ghee
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 2 drops rose essence
  • 2⅕ pounds carrots (grated)
  • 1 handful cashew nuts (chopped)
  • 1 handful raisins (chopped)
  • 1¾ pints milk
  • 16 ounces superfine sugar
  • 1 handful almonds (chopped almonds)
  • 2 tablespoons butter / ghee
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 2 drops rose essence

Method

Chalwa is a community recipe submitted by chocolateluver2911 and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Heat milk in a wok add carrots ,cook till soft and the milk thickens Now add sugar and keep on steering Add ghee, nuts,raisins and cardamom
  • Cook till all the milk dries up and the ghee starts separating. Serve hot !!!
  • Heat milk in a wok add carrots ,cook till soft and the milk thickens Now add sugar and keep on steering Add ghee, nuts,raisins and cardamom
  • Cook till all the milk dries up and the ghee starts separating. Serve hot !!!
  • Additional Information

    serve it immediately and garnish it with nuts silver or gold foil and ghee

    serve it immediately and garnish it with nuts silver or gold foil and ghee

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