Gajar ka Halwa: Carrot Fudge A guest post from Kitchen Corner-Try it

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Happy Valentine’s  Day to   all. Enjoy the love with  your loved ones and share the love as much as possible.

I have some few friends and fellow blogger who visit  the space, who loves food and write about food rather than coming  to increase their page visit or to invite to participate some events they are conducting in their space. One of such friend and fellow blogger is Suja of Kitchen Corner-Try it. When asked her to do  guest post due to my baby leave, she immediately agreed  to do one for me. She  blogs about delicious food from southern  state of India, Kerala, We both are from there. She does both vegetarian and non-vegetarian delicacy in addition to  recipes from other part of India as well as baking etc. In order to celebrate my little one’s arrival she made this delicious Fudge, sure if you try this one you are going to be in love with them. Suja , Thanks for doing a guest post for me.

Suja, in her words;
Today is an exciting day as I have been invited to Swathi’s home- Zesty South Indian Kitchen. Yes, you guessed right! my first ever guest post and I am so excited:) When Swathi asked me to do a guest post,I just could not believe it and I felt honored.This being my first guest post makes it even more special.
Blogging was one of the best things that has happened to me, in the past two year.I started this space to express my love for flavors and my humble space was blessed with visits by some really versatile bloggers with great culinary talent. Swathi was one such early friends who’s passion and energy has always been inspiring and filled me with awe.She presents delicious  food and always has a healthy edge to her cooking, with I really admire.
Today I am posting my favorite desserts of all Carrot Halwa. It will soon be celebration time for Swathi and her family.Her bundle of joy will soon arrive. This one is for you, Swathi.
Thank you for having me as a guest in your space.
Shredded carrot-3 1/2 cups
Sugar-1 cup
(adjust according to sweetness you like)
Condensed milk- 1/2 tin
Khoya- 1 cup
Milk- 11/3 cup
Cardamon – 5-6
Cashew nuts- 10-12
Ghee- 3-4 tsp
Heat two tsp of ghee in a pan and slightly roast cashew nuts till it changes color and keep aside.
In the same pan add the shredded carrot ( try to shred it a little thick,if it is finely shredded it will get all mashed up) and fry in medium till the moisture evaporates and the raw flavor disappears. Add milk and allow to simmer so that the carrots to get cooked and adsorb all the milk. Stir in occasionally.This will take about 3-4 minutes.
Add khoya, condensed milk and sugar and mix well till there is no lumps. Make sure that the carrots are completely cooked before adding sugar. The mixture needs to get thickened.
Add the rest of the ghee and crushed cardamon and stir continuously for about 7-8 minutes or till all this mixture becomes on mass and the ghee starts separating. Allow it to come to room temperature before serving. You can also spread into a mold and cut into desired shapes.
Thanks  Suja for this delicious guest post.

Stay tuned for Guest post from Cinnamon Girl Recipes for Next Week.

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  1. says

    Happy Valentine’s Day wishes Swathi!!!!
    Carrot halwa looks delicious and Suja you have presented it very well. I deleted my previous comment since I thought I’m in Suja’s space and was having normal conversation comment :)
    First time here Swathi, reached here through Suja’s Kitchen Corner. You have a very beautiful blog, following you and do visit my space when you get a chance. Hope to see you around :)

  2. says

    I’m so happy for you Swathi, that you have another guest post, so colorful, healthy, and delicious. An unusual treat, that I have never tried. Love the recipe, and also the great guest post
    So nice to meet you Suja, and will be visiting your blog!
    Happy Valentine’s day, dear Swathi…you have the best Valentine gift…ever! Your beautiful little prince:DDD