Carrot Kheer or Gajar Ki Kheer is healthy and scrumptious Indian sweet dish made by cooking carrots in milk and sugar.
This dish is a perfect comfort food, packed with all the health benefits of carrots and the goodness of milk. It is a very popular recipe for vrats (fasts) and festivals like Maha Shivaratri.
Carrot Kheer can be made all year around depending on the availability of fresh carrots, but it is more common to make it in winters.
Carrots besides from being great source of Vitamin A and good for eyesight, are also rich in antioxidants, Vitamin C and contain alkaline elements which help to purify blood and maintain healthy levels of uric acid.
Gajar Ki Kheer is a very delicious pudding and is a healthier, more easily digestible and low calorie substitute to the more popular sweet dish ‘Gajar Ka Halwa’.
To make Carrot Kheer at home follow the detailed step by step recipe with photos posted below.
See more related recipes like:
- Chawal Ki Kheer – rice pudding
- Gajar Halwa – carrot halwa
- Suji Ka Halwa – semolina halwa
- Aate ka Halwa – wheat flour halwa
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Ingredients For Carrot Kheer Recipe
- 7-8 Carrots
- 1 Liter Full Cream Milk
- 1/3 Cup Sugar
- 3-4 Elaichis (Cardamom)
- 5-6 Cashews
- 3-4 Almonds
Step By Step Instructions With Photos for Carrot Kheer Recipe
Wash and peel the carrots. Grate them using a hand grater or shred them in a food processor.
Boil 1 liter full cream milk in a large vessel.
Then add the grated carrots to the milk and bring it to a boil once again.
Now turn the heat to a minimum and cook this mixture till it reduces to half. Stir Occasionally.
Add sugar to the mixture. Also grind the elaichis (cardamoms) and add the elaichi powder to the kheer.
Add the coarsely chopped almonds and cashews, then mix well.
Carrot Kheer is ready. Serve it hot or cold.
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