Instant Pot Gajar Halwa (Carrot Pudding)

by

Garima Gakkhar

POSTED Fri, December 13, 2019

Serves

12

Total Time

20 MINS

Calories

126

Gajar Halwa (or Carrot Pudding) is an aromatic and delicious Indian dessert made by cooking grated carrots with milk, sugar, cardamoms, almonds and raisins. It is very easy to make this delicious dish in an Ins...

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    INGREDIENTS


  • Almonds icon
    Almonds

    25 g (about 2 ⅞ tablespoons)chopped

  • Carrot icon
    Carrot

    454 g (about 9)grated

  • Cardamom pods icon
    Cardamom pods

    6 (about 12 g)powdered

  • Fennel seeds icon
    Fennel seeds

    1 teaspoon (about 2.05 g)powdered

  • Raisins icon
    Raisins

    15 g (about 1 ⅜ tablespoons)chopped

  • Saffron threads icon
    Saffron threads

    5 sprigs

  • Milk icon
    Milk

    1 cup (about 240 g)

  • Sugar icon
    Sugar

    ½ cup (about 102 g)

  • Water icon
    Water

    ¼ cup (about 60 g)

  • Shredded coconut icon
    Shredded coconut

    ¼ cup (about 60 g)

  • Ghee icon
    Ghee

    1 tablespoon (about 14.4 g)

    METHOD


  • 1. Add saffron threads and milk to a clean saucepan
  • 2. Boil while stirring frequently
  • 3. Once it turns yellow, remove from the stove and keep it aside
  • 4. Pre-heat - Sauté, Normal
  • 5. Add ghee to the inner pot
  • 6. Sauté ghee until hot
  • 7. Add almonds to the inner pot
  • 8. Fry - approx 2 min
  • 9. Remove almonds from the inner pot
  • 10. Transfer milk mixture to inner pot
  • 11. Add carrot, sugar, water, cardamom pods, fennel seeds and shredded coconut to the inner pot and mix
  • 12. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  • 13. Pressure cook - Manual, High, 2 min
  • 14. Release pressure - Quick venting
  • 15. Add fried almonds and stir
  • 16. Add raisins and ghee to the inner pot while stirring frequently
  • 17. Serve

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