Poppy Seeds Carrot Halwa is a delicious and rich dessert made with grated carrots, milk, ghee, and poppy seeds. Here is a recipe that you can use as a starting point:
- 1 lb of grated carrots
- 4 cups of whole milk
- 1/2 cup of sugar
- 1/4 cup of ghee
- 1/4 cup of poppy seeds
- 1/4 tsp of cardamom powder
- 1 tbsp of chopped nuts (almonds, cashews, and pistachios) for garnish
- Heat ghee in a pan and add the grated carrots. Cook for about 10 minutes on medium heat or until the carrots are soft and tender.
- Add the milk and sugar and bring to a boil.
- Reduce the heat and simmer for about 20-25 minutes or until the milk has been absorbed and the halwa has thickened.
- Roast the poppy seeds in a pan until they are fragrant.
- Add the roasted poppy seeds and cardamom powder to the halwa and mix well.
- Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes.
- Garnish with chopped nuts and serve warm.
- Enjoy it as a dessert, or as a sweet snack.
You can adjust the sugar quantity according to your preference. You can also use condensed milk instead of sugar.