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As I was thinking of dishes to make with carrots, I realized that carrots are probably one of the very few vegetables that I eat in a dessert. I've seen a number of other vegetables being made into desserts like halwas with bottle gourd, green peas, etc, but I've never made them myself. May I should give them a try in the near future. I've mentioned before that I consider myself a lazy cook. I tend to make dishes that don't take too much time and don't involve too much preparation or cooking time. I like carrot/ gajar halwa, but...


4 serving

Total time

35 minutes




  • 1 cup carrots (- grated)
  • 2 tbsp Semolina Sooji (/ (fine))
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp cardamom (Ground (elaichi))
  • 1 cup milk ((I used 1% milk))
  • 1 cups milk (Evaporated)
  • 3 tbsp Cashews Almonds (/)
  • 1 tbsp Raisins


  1. Heat 1tbsp ghee in a medium saute pan; fry cashews/ almonds and raisins until golden. Remove and keep aside.
  2. Add another 1tbsp ghee to the same pan and add carrots and sooji. Cook them stirring constantly until carrots are slightly cooked, about 4-5 minutes.
  3. Next add the milk, cover and cook on low flame until carrots are cooked through.
  4. Add sugar and cook the mixture until it starts to thicken a little bit.
  5. Finally add the ground cardamom and fried cashews and raisins.
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