2 cups grated carrot
2 cups milk
1/2 cup grated paneer
2 tsp ghee or butter
5 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
chopped nuts (cashew, almonds, raisins)
Wash, peel and grate the carrots. Heat half of the ghee in a pan and saute the chopped nuts till golden brown. Take out and keep aside. Wash and soak the raisins in water. Then add 2 tsp ghee in the pan and add the grated carrot and fry for 5 mins. Add milk to it and keep on stirring on low flame till the milk is absorbed and the carrots are soft. Then add sugar and a pinch of salt to it and again cook for 5-7 mins. Spread grated paneer over the halwa and fry for few minutes. Add 1 tsp butter or ghee in the halwa. Now finally add cardamom powder, raisins and nuts.Mix well. Remove the gajar halwa from the heat and serve hot or cold in a serving dish.