Festive Season Special: Organic Carrot Almond Halwa

Organic Carrot Halwa

This dessert recipe makes 8 portions

Ingredients

  • 1 kg organic carrots
  • 20g low-fat Butter/ Margarine (Lurpak used in this recipe)
  • 50g Demerera brown sugar
  • 100g sliced almonds
  • 10 cardamoms pods
  • 50 ml low-fat milk
  • Other dry fruits for garnish (optional)

imageMethod

  1. Grate the carrots preferably in a food processor.
  2. Peel cardamom pods and coarsely crush the spice using a mortar and pestle.
  3. Melt butter in a deep pan till simmering hot and stir in the crushed cardamoms.
  4. Once the aroma from the cardamoms is released add the sliced almonds and fry till they are light brown.
  5. Now add in the grated carrots & sugar and stir till combined well.
  6. Cover and cook for about 10 minutes.
  7. Once the carrots change colour to deep orange, add in the low-fat milk and cook till the milk is fully absorbed.
  8. Cool in a glass bowl and garnish with almonds, pistachios or other dry fruits.
  9. Serve hot or cold as dessert.
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