5-6 big carrots grated (2 heaped cups)
1 cup lotus seeds slightly tossed in ghee,and
powdered coarsely .
3/4 cup sugar or to taste
A pinch of nutmeg powder
1 tsp cardamon powder
1 cup milk
2 tbsp wheat flour/ all purpose flour
50 gm khova or 2 tbsp milk powder
A pinch of salt
A pinch of edible camphor ( optional)
A pinch of yellow/orange food colouring
1/2 cup ghee ( or more to your preference)
Few cashew nuts,pumpkin seeds
Heat 3-4 tbsp ghee,and sauté carrots till raw
smell is gone .
Add the roasted and powdered lotus seeds,milk
Mix well and allow to cook till it is partially
Next add the sugar,and the flour,and the
remaining ghee,nuts,and the rest of the
ingredients and cook till thick.
Remove from fire .
This halwa can be served warm or cold .
About the recipe
Carrot halwa an Indian dessert,is a dish no one
can resist.It is made by grating carrots and
cooking with sugar,milk,ghee,nuts and cooked
I have posted many variations of this carrot
halwa,carrot kesari in my previous posts.
This recipe is another unique recipe with lotus
Lotus seeds are mostly used in the making of
Chinese desserts and Asian cuisines.
In Indian cuisine lotus seeds are used in sweet
and savoury dishes.
Lotus seeds are of nutritive value,and this
recipe with carrots is no doubt a healthy recipe.
Do try this innovation of mine,and post in your