Carrot Kheer or Gajar Ki Kheer is healthy and scrumptious Indian sweet dish made by cooking carrots in milk and sugar. This dish can be made all year around depending on availability of fresh carrots, but it is more common to make it in winters.
This dish is a perfect comfort food, packed with all the health benefits of Carrots and the goodness of Milk.
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.
Carrot Kheer | Gajar Ki Kheer | Carrot Pudding is quite delicious and is more digestive and a healthy low calorie substitute to more popular sweet dish 'Gajar Ka Halwa' .
Gajar Ki Kheer is a very popular recipe for festivals and vrats (fasts).
To make Carrot Kheer at home follow the detailed step by step recipe with photos posted below.
Nutrition (per serving)
Ingredients For Carrot Kheer Recipe
- 1 Litre Full Cream Milk
- 5-6 Carrots
- 2-3 Tablespoons Sugar
- 3-4 Elaichi/Cardamom
- 7-8 Kishmish/Dry Raisins
- 5-6 Cashews
- 3-4 Almonds
Step By Step Instructions With Photos for Carrot Kheer Recipe
Wash and peel 5-6 carrots. Grate them using a hand grater or shred them in a food processor.
Boil 1 litre full cream milk. 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.
Now add 3 tablespoons of sugar. Also grind the elaichis/cardamoms and add the elaichi powder to the kheer. Add the raisins & cashews and mix well. Carrot Kheer is ready. Serve it hot or cold.
Before You Go...
We'd love to know your thoughts about this dish! Please leave a comment or share a picture on Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #vegecravings.