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Monday, October 26, 2009

Carrot Kheer

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/make carrot kheer following this very easy and delicious recipe.

Carrot payasam- carrot kheer

Carrot Kheer-Carrot Payasam

Carrot Kheer-Carrot Payasam

 Prep Time : 10 mins
 Cook Time : 15 mins 
 Recipe CategoryDessert-Kheer
 Recipe CuisineIndian

   Ingredients needed

   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/badam – 6-7
   Cardamom powder – a generous pinch
   Saffron – 5-6 strands


Soak cashew nuts and almonds in warm 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 until it reduces a little in volume.

Then add carrots and the cashew nut-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.

Check out more Payasam Recipes.

Enjoy! See you again with more interesting recipes, until then it is adieu from Padhu of Padhuskitchen.


  1. Your soup looks so warm and inviting and nurturing!

  2. I love carrot kheer... my Mom used to make this often when I was in India...

  3. Such a delicious and colourful kheer, just love this anytime..

  4. An all time hit!You have a gr 8 blog here!

  5. looks yummy padhu.Nice colur too. I add few tblsp of condensed milk.

  6. Carrot kheer looks delightful! BTW Thanks for visiting my site and leading me to yours. You have a lovely space here! Will visit often..

  7. Hi Padhu,
    Thanks for visiting my blog! I'm glad I could discover yours. You have a lovely space, my mom makes carrot kheer just like this :)

  8. Yummy kheer!! Such a comfort food for this weather!! :)

  9. the carrot kheer looks very tempting. I would like to grab it and have a can also visit my blog and give ur comments.

  10. lovely kheer... You did add some healthy stuff to it - so dont worry!
    Yummy blog. Sorry it took so long to come by as I had some computer issues...

  11. I love this,ur version is slightly different from mine,looks good.Do visit my blog when u find time

  12. Hey thank for your recipe. I have tried and it was awesome.

  13. thank u dear padhu my carrot kheer is very tasty. everyone in home liked it very much

  14. Thanks padhu... Tried it and it tasted yummmm...


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