How to make Gajar Ki Kheer -

Grated carrot cooked with milk and sugar, flavoured with saffron served garnished with nuts.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Milk (दूध), Grated

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

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Gajar Ki Kheer

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Gajar Ki Kheer Recipe

  • Milk 5 cups

  • Grated 1 large

  • Ghee 1/2 tablespoon

  • Sugar 1/4 cup

  • Saffron (kesar) (soaked in milk) a few strands

  • Green cardamom powder 1 large pinch

  • Almonds blanched and slivered 5-6

  • Pistachios blanched and slivered 5-6

Method

Step 1

Heat ghee in a thick-bottomed vessel, add grated carrots and sauté on medium heat for six to eight minutes. Add hot milk, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for six to eight minutes.

Step 2

Add sugar, soaked saffron and cardamom powder and continue to simmer for a few minutes more till carrots are done and milk is thick and creamy.

Step 3

Add almonds and pistachios, stir and serve hot.

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