Carrot Kheer - Healthy

Easy kheer/payasam with Carrots

Carrot Kheer - Healthy

Easy kheer/payasam with Carrots

Category : Desserts, Payasam

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By Parvathy Ramesh

Published On: 04 Apr 2014

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20 Minutes
Served : 5
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Ingredients

  • 3 cups carrots
    peeled and chopped
    1 1/2 cups sugar
    1 litre milk
    1/4 cup chopped cashew nuts or almonds
    1 tablespoon ghee
    6-8 Green Cardamoms
    peeled and seeds crushed to fine powder
    A generous pinch of Saffron
    dissolved in 2 tbsp of warm water or milk

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Carrot Kheer  - Healthy Recipe

Step 1

Chop the carrots and cook it in about 1 cup milk in a pressure cooker. Allow it to cool.

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Step 2 Carrot Kheer  - Healthy Recipe

Step 2

Once the carrots are cooled; puree the carrots along with the milk in a blender until smooth.

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Step 3 Carrot Kheer  - Healthy Recipe

Step 3

Transfer the carrot milk puree to a heavy bottomed vessel. Add rest of the milk. Turn the heat on to medium high. Add in the sugar and stir continuously until all the sugar is dissolved.

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Step 4 Carrot Kheer  - Healthy Recipe

Step 4

Turn the heat to low and allow the mixture to simmer for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Adjust sugar according to your taste.

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Step 5 Carrot Kheer  - Healthy Recipe

Step 5

Heat the ghee in a small pan; add the cashew nuts or almonds and roast them until golden brown.

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Step 6 Carrot Kheer  - Healthy Recipe

Step 6

Soak few strands of saffron in 2 tbsp milk.

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Step 7 Carrot Kheer  - Healthy Recipe

Step 7

Turn off the heat and set aside or transfer to a serving bowl. Stir in the roasted nuts into the above carrot kheer. Add the saffron milk and powdered cardamom to the kheer.

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