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Gajar halwa is a staple in every Indian household whenever some guests drop by, when there’s some celebration going on, or just when you crave some sweets. But keeping up with your healthy routine can be difficult with the traditional gajar halwa recipe Indians have in their kitchen. But that doesn’t mean you will be missing out on this delicious sweet treat just because you are on diet.
Self-learned baker and chef Parul has made an amazingly delicious and healthy gajar halwa recipe to join Wellcurve’s initiative #ItStartsWithYOU. This halwa is prepared with the healthiest A2 ghee and A2 milk. Also, Parul has used jaggery powder instead of sugar to make it healthy and rich in taste at the same time. You can get all the healthy ingredients from Wellcurve’s online store and get it delivered to your doorstep. From now onwards, you don’t have to say no to gajar halwa anytime with this healthy recipe. Let’s check it out.
Healthy Gajar Halwa Recipe
- A2 ghee- 1 spoon
- Dry fruits- As per your preference
- Carrots- 5 to 6 (grated)
- A2 Milk- 1 cup
- Cardamom- 2 or 3
- Jaggery powder- 3 spoons
- Malai- 1 spoon
- Heat the A2 ghee on a cooking pan and as it melts, put the slightly broken dry fruits into it to roast properly. As soon as you get the smell of roasted dry fruits take them out and keep them aside.
- Into the same pan and remaining ghee, add the grated carrots and stir for a while.
- Now add the A2 milk, 2 or 3 crushed cardamom, and 3 spoons of jaggery powder.
- Mix it nicely and let it simmer for 15 minutes. Keep stirring the mixture once in between to avoid any kind of burn.
- Once the consistency looks good and the gajar is cooked, it’s time to add the roasted dry fruits into the halwa.
- Add some malai for extra richness and to enhance the taste of your healthy version of gajar halwa.
This recipe is not completely vegetarian as it contains A2 ghee and A2 milk. This halwa actually tastes nothing less than the traditional halwa made with sugar. But the advantage is, you can eat it without thinking about it as a cheat meal. You can follow Epicure Delight on Instagram for more such recipes.