Helawat Al Jazr - Iraqi Sweet Carrots

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Coasty

This is a sweet dish from "The Arabian Delights Cookbook"

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Gently bring to a simmer the carrots with the sugar, milk, cardamom, and lemon peel for about 15 minutes, until the carrots are tender.
  2. Pour into a sieve, pressing firmly on the carrots to remove all the liquid. Reserve the liquid.
  3. Melt the butter in a saucepan and stir in the flour. Add the carrots, stirring to coat with the flour mixture, and toss for 3 or 4 minutes.
  4. Pour the cooking liquid over the carrots, mix well, and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Remove cardamom pods and pour into individual serving dishes and garnish with nuts and raisins.

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