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Low-cal Indian dessert recipe: Carrot halwa

Low-cal Indian dessert recipe: Carrot halwa

Carrot halwa, a sweet vegetable delight! the natural sweetness of carrots and beetroot helps to cut down on the amount of sugar required, thus making this halwa low in calories. You will not miss the usual texture as we have added little mava too.

Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 25 mins
Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

3 tsp ghee
1/3 cup grated low fat mava (khoya)
2 1/4 cups grated carrot
3/4 cup grated beetroot
1 3/4 cups milk
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder

Method

Heat 1 tsp of ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add the mava and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 remove and keep aside.
In the same pan, add the remaining 2 tsp ghee and carrots and sauté on a medium flame for 5 to 7 minutes till they are half-cooked. Sprinkle some water if required.
Add the milk, sugar, mava and cardamom powder, mix well and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes or till the liquid evaporates, while stirring occasionally. Serve hot

Nutrient values Per Serving

Energy …………… 217 calories
Protein…………… 5.1 gm
Carbohydrates……… 21.5 gm
Fat………………. 9.8 gm
Vitamin A…………. 810.2 mg
Calcium…………… 246.1 mg
Iron……………… 1.0 mg

 

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