No-Fat Carrot Halwa

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 kg - grated carrot
  • 1/4 cup - sugar
  • 2 tsp - corn flour or plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp - cardamom powder
  • 100 g - almond slivers (optional)
  • a few drops - orange or red food colour (optional)

How to Make No-Fat Carrot Halwa

  • Pressure cook the grated carrot and almonds without any liquid for 3-4 whistles. Cool completely.
  • Extract 1/2 cup carrot liquid and keep aside.
  • Add the sugar and over low heat, stir well till sugar dissolves.
  • Mix the flour with carrot liquid to make a paste and add to carrot mixture.
  • Stir well and cook for 3-5 mins till a thick mass is formed.
  • Sprinkle cardamom powder and close the cooker. Take off heat.
  • Just before serving, stir again.
  • Serve hot or cold.