9 June, 2021
Carrot and Almond Kheer
|Sugar/sarkarai||1/2 cup + 1tbs|
|2% Milk/paal||21/4 cups|
|Cardamom powder/elakkai||1/4 tsp|
|Pisatchios/pista||as needed for garnishing|
In a microwave safe bowl boil the milk for 8-10 minutes and soak the almonds for 15 minutes in hot water and peel the skin and keep it aside.
In a microwave safe bowl heat 1/2 tsp of ghee for a minute,then add the grated carrot and cook it for 2 minutes.Now add 1/4 cup of milk.
Cook it for 2 minutes or till it becomes soft.Let it cool for couple of minutes.Now put the cooked carrot and soaked almonds in a blender and grind it to a fine paste.
Add a tsp of ghee in the same microwave bowl and heat it for a minute then add in the ground paste and cook it for a minute.Now add the sugar and let it cook for another 2-3 minutes.
Add in the milk and cook it for another 5 minutes.In between stir it for couple of times.Finally add the cardamom powder and saffron strands and give it a mix.
Serve it chilled.