Saturday, April 30, 2011

Carrot Halwa

Jayanthy Kumaran | 17:41 | |



Carrot Halwa:

Today is a day for celebration…!!!

Yes, today is my Mom and Dads wedding Anniversary...!

We wish to celebrate my parents wedding anniversary starting with their blessings,  cutting  a  vanilla cake  and sharing sweets with relatives. Then we plan to make a visit to our native temple…! 

I want to tell my parents,


HAPPY WEDDING ANNIVERSARY MOM DAD
You have been a wonderful parents and I’m proud being your daughter. I love you both too much and we pray to God for so many years for you two together with good health, happiness &  lots of love ..!!

I prepared this  delicious treat   Carrot Halwa  to celebrate this loving moment..:)

Ingredients:

·         Carrots                                      - ½ kg
·         Ghee                                        - 3 tbsp
·         Cashew nuts                             - 8
·         Raisins                                     - 12
·         Sweetened condensed milk        -  150 g
·         Sugar                                        -  ½ cup
·         Cardamom pwd                          - ½ tsp
·         Almond                                     - 5
·         Pistachio                                   - 4

Method:


1.     Wash and grate the carrot to fine flowers.
2.     Heat ghee in a deep frying pan.
3.     Roast cashew nuts and raisins to golden.
4.     Take aside and reserve.
5.     Add grated carrot and sauté well.
6.     Keep stirring in low flame for 5 mins.
7.     Add milk and cook covered for further 5 mins.
8.     Now add sugar, cardamom pwd and combine.
9.     Cook till the sugar has dissolved and the halwa starts thickening.
10.  Add roasted golden cashew, raisins and ghee.
11.  Simmer for 2 to 3 mins.
12.  Stir  until the halwa is well blended and leaves the sides of the frypan.
13.  Remove from heat and arrange in serving dish.
14.  Garnish with grated almond and pistachio slices.



15.  Now, delicious carrot halwa ready to give a taste....:)

Hugs n Smiles..
          Jay

63 comments:

  1. really sweet jay- wishing ur parents many more years of happy togetherness!

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  2. My hearty wishes to your parents...many many happy returns of the day!!! Carrot halwa looks so delicious n luscious....perfect for celebration :)

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  3. Dear Jay,

    Hearty Wishes to your parents on their special day and wish them many more such wonderful years of togetherness with health and happiness.

    Carrot halwa looks very delicious.

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  4. Happy anniversary to your parents! Your carrot dish looks like a really great and different way to prepare carrots!

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  5. Happy Anniversary wishes to your Parents.Carrot halwa looks delicious and yummy.

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  7. Wow! its very nice to celebrate parents anniversery like this.. Wishing your parents a happy anniversery... Halwa looks colorful and tempting

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  8. wow what a delicious halwa... so tempting.... convey my wishes too...

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  9. Lots of best anniversary wishes to your parents Jay..the halwa is looking gorgeous.

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  10. wow Jay...i love the consistency of it....dats how i like it

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  11. Wishing your parents many more years of togetherness...Carrot halwa looks mouthwatering...

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  12. wishing ur parents many happy returns of the day...
    so tempting... halwa....

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  13. My heartiest wishes to your parents..
    Halwa looks soooo tempting.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  14. Happy anniversary wishes to ur parents and the rich carrot halwa is a yummy celebration...

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  15. Happy anniversary wishes to ur parents and the rich carrot halwa is a yummy celebration...

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  16. wishes to your parents and halwa looks amazing..

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  17. Happy anniversary wishes to ur parents.Halwa looks super yummy.
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  18. Happy anniversary wishes to ur parents.Halwa looks super yummy.
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  19. Rich & yummy halwa!!! And happy anniversary to ur mom & dad!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  20. Happy anniversary to your parents, Jay! What a wonderful tribute to them...and I'd love a taste of your delicious halwa :)

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  21. I do hope your parents had a wonderful day. The halwa you prepared for their anniversary looks wonderful. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  22. Hsppy anniversary to ur parents ,Jay! sweet halwa for a blessed moment..

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  23. I sincerely thank you all for your loving sweet wishes..:))

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  24. Wow! I have never seen a recipe like this! What a fabulous idea!!

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  25. Hearty wishes to your parents dear. Like the way you celebrate that event. halwa looks absolutely delicious.

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  26. Nice treat for your parents dear.. Hearty wishes to them..

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  27. Happy anniversary to ur parents..carrot halwa looks delicious !!

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  28. delicious looking halwa with condensed milk superb

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  29. Delicious and drool worthy dessert..nice way to celebrate

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  30. Delicious halwa.Belated Anniversary wishes to your parents.

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  31. Happy Anniversary to ut parents... and carrot halwa looks delicious....

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  32. Such a sweet post with that awesome looking halwa - Many happy returns to your parents!
    US Masala

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  33. Happy Anniversary wishesto your parents. Delicious halwa, looks tempting.

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  34. wishing your parents more happienss together and what a perfect sweet for the day

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  35. Happy anniversary to ur parents...Delicious halwa looks irresistible..

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  36. Looks tasty! happy anniversary for your parents!

    Cheers,
    Yas

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  37. Thank you for dropping by my blog :) You have a very impressive blog! Always love Indian food but not much knowledge of it! Glad to be your new follower!

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  38. Happy anniversary to your parents. What a delicious dish to celebrate!

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  39. wow i never thought about eating carrots with sweetness! nice idea :)

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  40. What a wonderful treat for you amma and appa :) Wish them a great year and you are a lovely daughter :)

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  41. What a great looking sweet dish. All the best o your parents.

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  42. Happy anniversary to your parents, jay. Very yummy dish.

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  43. Great recipe for a special day!!!! Happy anniversary to your parents!!!!!

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  44. oh how lovely! nice way to celebrate, happy anniversary to ur mum and dad :)

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  45. Carrot halwa is simply perfect looking and what a great way of celebrating. Happy anniversary to your parents :)

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  46. This is a beautiful dish, and a very Happy Anniversary to your parents...how wonderful!

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  47. Lovely treat Jay and such a sweet gesture from you to your parents. Happy anniversary to them.

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  48. such a sweet post and a lovely dessert. Happy anniversary to the lucky parents :)

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  49. mmmm.....yummy... very tsty halwaa...

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  50. Tasty Sweet from Tasty Appetite. You have whet my appetite for some carrot halwa.

    Anniversary wishes to you parents! May they have many many more anniversaries !

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  51. Anniversary wishes to your parents!
    Carrot halwa looks delicious!

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  52. Convey my wishes to your Parents..Perfect Dessert to celebrate the event..

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  53. Very Very Happy Anniversary to your Parents. yummy dessert Jay!

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  54. Happy Anniversary to your parents! You made a beautiful dessert to celebrate this special day!

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  55. I wish your parents A Happy Anniversary! And the carrot halwa is a sweet and wonderful way for a celebration such as this!

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  56. hi jay, mother's day is coming too, hope you have a wonderful and lovig time with both your parents! and your halwa looks very attractive!!

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  57. My heartfelt thanks for all your special wishes...Thank you..:)

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  58. wish your parents a very happy anniversary...halwa looks yummmmmmmmm...hey jay did you host my event? complete my thali?plz let me know..

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  59. Convey our wishes to them. I am sure that you all had a blessed time.

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  60. My belated wishes to your parents.
    carrot halwa looks delicious.

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  61. Belated wishes to your parents! Nice halwa!

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  62. Omg I have landed in a wonderland very happy to see this blog

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