Gajrela Recipe

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How to make Gajrela
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 5
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

About Gajrela Recipe: Carrot shreds and rice cooked in with milk, khoya and green cardamom powder to create a delectable sweet dish.

Ingredients of Gajrela

  • 1 Kg Desi carrots
  • 1/2 Kg Basmati rice
  • 2 Litre Milk
  • 1 Kg Sugar
  • 1/2 Kg Khoya (sweet)
  • 5 Green cardamoms
  • 2 Tbsp Wheat flour
  • Oil
  • For Garnish:
  • 10 Pieces Silver vark
  • 10 Pieces Gold vark
  • 50 Gram Almonds (crushed)
  • 50 Gram Pistachios (crushed)

How to Make Gajrela

  • 1.Grate the carrots. Soak rice in water. Now put water in a pot and cook soaked rice and carrots together.
  • 2.When the rice is cooked, then add milk and reduce it to half and then add sugar. Cook it for 10 minutes and then take it off the flame.
  • 3.When cold, add khoya and green cardamom powder. Keep it in the refrigerator.
  • 4.Now make a mix of wheat flour and oil and add in for thickness.
  • 5.Serve with gold and silver vark on the top and with a almond, pistachio garnish.

Recipe Notes

You can also use raisins to garnish on top.

Key Ingredients: Desi carrots, Basmati rice, Milk, Sugar, Khoya (sweet), Green cardamoms, Wheat flour, Oil, Silver vark, Gold vark, Almonds (crushed), Pistachios (crushed)