Carrot Kheer Recipe - Gajar Kheer Recipe - Carrot Payasamcarrot payasam
Recipe type: sweet
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 3
  • Ingredients
  • Milk – 1 litre (5 cups)
  • Carrots – 2
  • Sugar - ½ small cup
  • Cashews – 1 tbsp
  • Raisins – 1 tbsp
  • Pistachios – 10 to 12
  • Almonds – 10 to 12
  • Green cardamom – 5 to 6
  1. Peel the carrots and cut off them from both the ends. Manually grate the carrots using a grater and discard the hard yellow part of the carrots.
  2. Peel the almonds and slice them into thin pieces. Chop the cashews into 5 to 6 small chunks and thinly slice the pistachios as well, keep everything on a plate. Grind the green cardamom seeds into fine powder in stone grinder.
  3. Boil the milk in a vessel. As the milk starts simmering, put the carrots in the vessel and cook until the milk starts boiling again. Then reduce the flame to low and cook till the kheer becomes thick in consistency. Stir the kheer after every 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. As the kheer becomes thick, add the cashews, raisins, some almonds and some pistachios in the vessel and cook the kheer for another 5 to 6 minutes.
  5. Later, add sugar and cook for 1 to 2 minutes more to dissolve the sugar. Afterward, kheer will get cooked aptly, turn off the flame and properly mix crushed green cardamom in the kheer. Transfer the kheer in a bowl, carrot kheer is ready.
  6. Garnish this luscious and lip-smacking carrot kheer with almonds and pistachios and serve it warm or chilled. Kheer will taste more delectable when served chilled.
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