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Gulab Halwa

Recipe by Amarendra Mulye
5 from 1 vote
Served As Dinner
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Gulab Halwa is a twist to traditional Gajar ka Halwa.   One day while I was making Gajar ka Halwa, I found some nice rose petals in my refrigerator. To give a twist, I caramalised it and added it to the Halwa along with Rose Water and Essence. And to my surprise the taste came out very well. Then next time, I added Beetroot to it to enhance the colour and this recipe was born. Hope you will like it. 
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Cuisine Desserts, Indian
Recipe Category Vegetarian
Servings 6
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Ingredients
  

  • 1 large bowl grated Carrot - Approx 750 gms
  • 1 medium sized grated Beetroot
  • 1 tbspn Ghee
  • 1 tin Condensed Milk - Approx. 400 gms
  • 1/4 cup Cashews
  • 1/4 cup Raisins
  • 2 tbspns Gulkand
  • Silver Varq
  • Pistachio Flakes
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Instructions
 

  • Take a tablespoon of Ghee in a large non stick pan and heat it.
  • Once it melts, then add the grated Carrots and grated Beetroot to it.
  • Saute the grated Carrots and Beetroot in Ghee for about 2-3 minutes. Then add the Condensed Milk into it. Turn the flame to medium and keep stirring the mixture at regular intervals.
  • After 10-15 minutes of cooking add the Cashews and Raisins.
  • Cook the mixture till the Carrot and Beetroot is cooked and the Condensed Milk is absorbed. 
  • Once the mixture is thickened, mix the Gulkand in the Halwa.
  • Turn off the flame and add a tablespoon of ghee to give it a nice aroma.
  • Garnish it with Pistachio flakes or nuts of your choice.
  • Serve hot or cold.  In absence of Gulkand, you may add Rose Essence or Rose Water to the Halwa. 
  • You may also caramalize edible Rose Petals and add it to the Halwa before serving.
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