How to make Carrot Kheer -

Carrot kheer flavoured with cardamom powder and screwpine water.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Carrots (गाजर), Milk (दूध)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

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Carrot Kheer

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Hindi: gajar
If there is one vegetable that is truly a nutritional hero then it is bound to be the carrot. A goldmine of nutrients, this is the reason they can be even termed as worth the other ‘karat’ (as in gold)! Ranging in colours from orange, black, pink to red, yellow and white, this delicious vegetable is within the reach of rich and poor alike and is rightly called the universal root. The best role that this winter vegetable can play – chomp on one as it is an excellent snack!

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Carrot Kheer Recipe

  • Carrots peeled and grated 250 grams

  • Milk 3 tablespoons

  • Cashewnuts 15

  • Milk 5 cups

  • Sugar 1/2 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Screw pine (kewda) water 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat the ghee in a non-stick pan, add the cashewnuts and sauté till lightly browned. Drain and set aside. Add the grated carrots in the same pan and saute for two to three minutes and set aside.

Step 2

Bring the milk to a boil in a deep non-stick pan and simmer till it is reduced to three-fourth its original quantity. Add the sautéed carrots and mix well.

Step 3

Add the sugar, mix well and cook till the sugar dissolves and the mixture thickens slightly. Add the cardamom powder and screwpine water and mix well.

Step 4

Pour into four individual serving bowls, garnish with the browned cashewnuts and serve warm.

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