November 16, 2011

CARROT COCONUT HALWA



Hi..How are you guys all?Hope you all enjoyed your weekend..Today i would like to introduce a delicious and yummy HALWA...we all know carrot halwa whcih is very popular and delicious too..
but here I used coconut with carrot which is a new combination totally......I found this recipe in a news paper actually and soaking rice in water only takes time except that we can make this in very less time.....So,here goes the recipe......


Ingredients

coconut finely chopped -1 cup
carrot chopped -1 cup
rice-3/4 cup
sugar-1 cup
cardamom powder-1/2 tsp
ghee-/clarified butter-1/2 cup
cashews-to decorate /few


Preparation

Wash and soak rice for 4hrs.....

Grind chopped carrots very finely....add chopped coconut and grind it again like paste..(Its better to chop coconut very finely)

Drain water and add rice and grind it again til smooth......

Heat a thick bottomed pan add a tsp of ghee and fry cashews keep aside..

Add in again 2tsps of ghee add in grinded paste of coconut+carrot+rice and stir continuously.....

In between add some ghee(If need you can add some more)

When halwa starts leaving from sides off flame and add cashews.....

Serve hot or cold.....It tastes best when served hot......

Note

Remove the black part of the coconut and grind the white part..halwa looks much pretty(I missed this one.. )

Increase or decrease the quantity of carrot and coconut as per your choice.....

can add even raisins too....


Want a spoon ........yummy......

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