Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Sugar Free Gajar Halwa - Carrot Pudding

King of all Indian Sweets!!! as its called Gajar Halwa (Carrot Pudding) is one of the most popular dessert all over India. Rich Indian dessert made specially in winters with fresh red tender carrots, milk, sugar and ghee (Clarified Butter). 

The Gajar Halwa shown here is a sugar free version made using sugar substitute. Best for Diabetics and Weight watchers! 


Ingredients: ( Makes 3 servings)
  • 250 gms Red Carrots
  • 4 tbsp Ghee (Clarified Butter)
  • 100 gms Khava / Khoya (optional)
  • 2 tbsp Milk
  • 10-12 spoons of Sugar Free Natura Powder (Used spoon that is provided with this powder)
  • 1 tbsp Sliced Almonds
  • 4-5 Cardamon Pods
Method:
  • In a pan add 1 tbsp ghee and khava / khoya. Saute khava / khoya for 5 min on medium flame till its raw smell fades away. Transfer onto a plate to cool down.
  • In the same pan add rest of the ghee, peeled & grated carrots and cook on low to medium flame. Keep on stirring occasionally. 
  • After 5-10 minutes add 2tbsp milk and cook for another 5-7 minutes till the carrots are tender and raw smell fades away.
  • Add roasted khava / khoya and mix well till its nicely incorporated into the carrots.
  • When carrots are almost cooked, add sugar free natura powder. Adjust the sweetness as per your preference. 
  • Add sliced almonds and lightly crushed cardamon seeds and mix well.
  • Gajar Halwa (Carrot Pudding) is ready!
  • Garnish with sliced dry fruits of your choice.

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