One of the most popular Indian dessert, here's for you the 'Gajar ka Halwa' recipe. Known to have originated in Punjab, it is a delight during the winter months. Grated carrots, milk, sugar and nuts are stirred and cooked together.
1 kg carrots
1 1/2 litre milk
8 green cardamoms
5-7 Tbsp ghee
5-7 Tbsp sugar
2 Tbsp raisins
1 Tbsp shredded almonds
2 Tbsp chopped dates
Peel and grate the carrots.
Simmer in milk with the cardamom until liquid evaporates.
Heat ghee in a heavy pan and add the carrot mixture.
Cook over a gentle flame for 10-15 minutes.
Stir in sugar and continue cooking until the halwa turns deep reddish color.