Gajar ki kheer ~ Carrot kheer

Gajar ki kheer ~ Carrot kheer

div dir="ltr" style="text-align: left;"To start the New year with a sweet post, here is the gajar ki kheer. me and hubby love a href="http://www.homecooksrecipe.com/2011/01/gajar-ka-halwa.html"Gajar ka halwa/a the most. it is always our valentine's day dessert! br /br /br /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/23157057@N04/8371303164/" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;" title="Gajar ki kheer by klavanya21, on Flickr"img alt="Gajar ki kheer" height="403" src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8232/8371303164d4443a3ba6.jpg" width="500" //a/divbr /This is the first time, iam trying kheer with these delhi carrots and i should say, kheer tasted quite good. there is a real good difference in making kheer with normal orange carrots and with these delhi red carrots. do try, if you have not tried.br /br /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/23157057@N04/8370236943/" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;" title="gajar ki kheer by klavanya21, on Flickr"img alt="gajar ki kheer" height="448" src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8327/8370236943e81bfd7f73.jpg" width="500" //a/divbr /br /emserves - 2 to 3/embr /empreparation time - less than 20 minutes/embr /br /strongIngredients:/strongbr /br /Delhi Carrot - 2 {finely grated and should measure about 1 and half cup (350 gms approx)}br /Sugar - 1/4 cupbr /Milk - 2 cup'sbr /Ghee - 1 tspbr /br /strongMethod:/strongbr /br /Heat a pan, add ghee, and saute the grated carrot in the ghee for about 3-4 minutes, till they shrink and come together.br /br /a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/23157057@N04/8370237177/" title="ck1 by klavanya21, on Flickr"img alt="ck1" height="146" src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8463/83702371775becf0d46fz.jpg" width="580" //abr /br /Add a cup of milk or till the carrot immerses and put the flame to  medium and keep stirring the carrots till they are well cooked. this may take about 5 minutes. br /br /a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/23157057@N04/8371303698/" title="ck2 by klavanya21, on Flickr"img alt="ck2" height="174" src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8192/83713036986e7ef1a9ffz.jpg" width="580" //abr /br /Once the carrots turn soft and cooked, remove from flame and cool it down. on cooling grind them into a thick puree, without adding any milk or water.br /br /a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/23157057@N04/8371303800/" title="ck3 by klavanya21, on Flickr"img alt="ck3" height="297" src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8353/83713038008675f6b805.jpg" width="500" //abr /br /Now add grinded carrots to the pan, add the rest of the milk about 1 cup and sugar. mix well, till the sugar dissolves.br /br /a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/23157057@N04/8371303902/" title="ck4 by klavanya21, on Flickr"img alt="ck4" height="230" src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8194/8371303902864f4fc24c.jpg" width="500" //abr /br /When the kheer comes to boil, switch off the flame. if you wish garnish with nut's and raisins.br /br /I served my kheer plain and chilled.br /br /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/23157057@N04/8370237057/" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;" title="carrot kheer by klavanya21, on Flickr"img alt="carrot kheer" height="580" src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8467/8370237057acfb0bb2c0_z.jpg" width="387" //a/divbr / I reserved 2 spoons of carrot before grinding and mixed it finally when the kheer is done. strands of carrots gave a good texture to the kheer.br /br /The kheer consistency should be thick, so add thick milk after grinding.br /br /You may add cardamom powder and nuts towards the end.br /br / /div

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