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Diabetic Dessert: Low Calorie Carrot Halwa

  By posted Aug 2nd 2014
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Diabetic Dessert: Low Calorie Gajar Halwa | Recipes

 

Carrots are a versatile vegetable and is used to prepare this dessert in a jiffy to tantalize your taste buds. Enrich this dessert by avoiding khoya and replacing the full fat milk powder with its low fat counterpart. A pinch of cardamom powder further enhances the taste of this appealing halwa.

 

Ingredients

  • 3 cups grated carrot
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp milk powder
  • 2 tbsp low fat milk (99.7% fat-free)
  • a pinch cardamom (elaichi) powder
  • 1 tbsp almond (badam) slivers
  • 1 tbsp ghee

 

Method

  • Steam the carrots over boiling water for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Heat the ghee in a pan, add the steamed carrots and sauté for 2 minutes.
  • Add the sugar and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add the milk powder and milk, mix well and cook for a few minutes, while stirring continuously.
  • Sprinkle the cardamom powder and almonds and mix well.
  • Serve hot.

*Recipe Courtesy: Low Calorie Gajar Halwa, Tarladalal.com

*Image Courtesy: veggieplatter


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