Total Time
50mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 45 mins

Carrot Kheer is a crowd-pleaser Indian dessert that makes for a special festival food this Navratri. Warm and comforting flavors, visually appealing, rich and sweet, carrot kheer lends a striking dash of orange to the table. A decadent dessert to finish off a festive thali (meal). Red carrots work best but you can use the orange ones too. USE OF WHOLE MILK AND SWEETENED CONDENSED MILK YIELDS A RICHER KHEER. From Sailu's Kitchen.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, place the pincho of saffron in 2 tsp milk. Set aside.
  2. Place milk in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and reduce to 1 1/2 cups.
  3. Heat a vessel, add ghee and toast the cashew nuts and raisins till golden brown. Remove from vessel, keep aside.
  4. In the same vessel, add the grated carrot and saute for 5-6 minutes.
  5. Add the boiled milk and simmer for 15-16 minutes, stirring once in a while.
  6. Add sugar and simmer for another 10 minutes, stirring once in a while.
  7. Add the sweetened condensed milk and simmer for another 2 minutes.
  8. Add the cardamom pwd, saffron and toasted cashews and almonds. Serve warm or refrigerate until chilled. It tastes good both warm and chilled.