Carrot Kheer – Sweet Recipes

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            Carrots are really an amazing and popular vegetable next to potatoes. Carrot Kheer is a simple and healthy recipe that can be done quickly. It has a good flavors, rich in sweetness and a visual treat to eyes because of its vibrant orange color. Adding milk, ghee and nuts gives extraordinary taste to the kheer.

   Ingredients

    2 Shredded Carrots (Big)
    1.5 Cup of Milk
    3 Tbsp of Sugar
    3-4 Cardamom
    10 Cashews
    3 Tsp of Ghee

   Method

INGREDIENTS
  • Peel the skin of the carrots and shred it using shredder.
  • Heat a pan with 2 Tsp of Ghee, roast the cashews till it turns brown. Add shredded carrots to it and saute well for 2 mins until raw smell goes away. Add little water and allow it to boil for another 2 mins. Switch off the stove. Let it cool down.
  • In a blender, grind this carrot- cashew mixture to a smooth paste. 
  • Again heat a pan with 1 tsp of ghee, add this ground paste and milk. Mix well.
  • Add sugar and stir well. Cook for 5- 8 mins until you get thick consistency.
  • Add cardamom and stir well again.
  • Switch off the stove. Garnish it with roasted cashews.
  • Leave it in counter top for 15 mins .Let it cool down.
  • Keep refrigerated for 30 mins and enjoy your drink !!!!


 Tips

  • Add condensed milk for extra sweetness.
  • Add nuts of your choice(Almonds or pistachio)
  • As carrot gives natural color, I didn’t add saffron to kheer.


 Health Benefits of Carrot

  • Rich sources of Vit B1, Vit B2, Vit B6, fiber, potassium and thiamine.
  • Improves vision.
  • Contains Beta-carotene, which serves as a antioxidants
  • It has anti-aging properties.

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