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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 liter - milk
  • 1/2 kg- carrots, peeled and grated
  • 5-6 - green cardamom (chhoti ilaichi)
  • 1/2 cup - rice
  • 1/2 cup - sugar (more according to taste)
  • A few drops of kewra essence
  • Dry fruits for garnishing (pista, almond, coconut grated)

How to Make Gajrela

  • In a pot, add the milk and boil over very low heat.
  • Add the ilaichi seeds and the rice.
  • Cook till milk starts to thicken and the rice becomes very soft.
  • Add the carrots and sugar and cook more till the water from the sugar has dried and the carrots have become soft.
  • Take a hand mixer and lightly mash the contents.
  • Just before removing from heat, add few drops of kewra essence.
  • Garnish with the chopped dry fruit.
  • Serve chilled.