Carrot Kheer or payasam is so easy to prepare and tastes so delicious hot or chilled.The only work is grating the carrots. You can make this kheer for small parties and get togethers. You can prepare this a day ahead and serve chilled. Both adults and kids will love this kheer. Today let us learn how to prepare carrot kheer following this very easy and delicious recipe.
How to make carrot kheer
Prep time - under 10 mins
Cook time -under 15 mins
Carrots – 2 medium sizes or 1 cup grated
Milk -1/2 liter or 2 1/2 cup
Sugar – 3-4 tbsp
Ghee -1 tsp
Cashews – 6-7
Almonds – 6-7
Cardamom – a generous pinch
Saffron – a pinch (optional)
Soak cashews and almonds in water for 1/2 an hour. Remove the skin of almonds. Grind both almonds and cashew nuts together coarsely.
Grate carrots finely. (use the blade with small holes)
Soak saffron in a tbsp of milk for 5 minutes.
Heat a tsp of ghee and fry the carrots until the raw smell goes.
Boil milk and keep stirring till it reduces a little in volume.
Then add carrots and the cashew-almond paste.
Cook for a few more minutes stirring in between.
Add sugar and let it dissolve. Remove from flame.
Add cardamom powder, saffron and serve it hot or cold.
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Enjoy! See you again with a wonderful post. Till then it is adieu from Padhu