CARROT HALWA IN A PRESSURE COOKER





I have already shared a post on how to make carrot halwa by slow cooking in an open pan. And today I am going to share a short cut method of cooking carrot halwa in just 15 minutes in a pressure cooker. I have added condensed milk along with milk in this recipe. For more sweet recipes, check out the Sweets recipe page.


Serves: 4
Ingredients

4 tbsp ghee
6 carrots, skin peeled and grated
2 cups milk
100 gms/ 1/4 tin condensed milk
1 cup sugar (or to taste)
pinch of cardamom powder
5 to 6 tbsp chopped dry fruits (cashews, pistachios, almonds)

Method

  • Melt ghee in a pressure cooker, add 3/4th quantity of dry fruits and saute till they turn golden. 
  • Add grated carrots along with milk and mix well.
  • Close the lid of the pressure cooker and pressure cook for 1 whistle and switch off the gas.
  • When the pressure has released, open the lid of the cooker and switch On the gas.
  • Add sugar now and continue cooking for about 5 minutes..
  • By this time, most of the liquid would have evaporated..
  • Now add cardamom powder and condensed milk and mix well.
  • After a couple of minutes, switch off the stove.
  • Transfer to serving bowls an garnish with the remaining chopped nuts on top.
  • Serve warm or refrigerate for a few hours and serve cold.
  • Carrot halwa stays fresh when refrigerated for up to 1 week.






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1 comment:

  1. I love this dish.
    Looks so yummy!
    Pressure-cooker will help save precious fuel.

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