Friday, 29 July 2016

Carrot Burfi / Gajar Burfi






Preparation Time : 15 mins      |      Cooking Time : 20 mins


Ingredients :        


Ingredients
Measurements
Carrot (grated)4 cup
Sugar1/3 cup
Cardamom powder1/2 tsp
Milk powder1 cup
Ghee2 tbsp + 1/2 tsp
Pistachios (chopped)1/8 cup

​​Method :

  1. Rinse, peel & grate carrots finely. Grease a pan or tray with 1/2 tsp ghee and keep aside.
  2. Then in a thick bottomed pan, melt 2 tbsp ghee & add the grated carrots. On a low to medium flame saute the carrots with frequent stirring till they are almost cooked. It normally takes about 10 to 12 minutes on a low to medium flame.
  3. Now add milk powder & mix with the carrots very well. Saute for a minute.
  4. Add sugar, cardamom powder to it. The mixture will be loosen up as the sugar melts. Continue to saute with frequent stirrings for about 7 to 9 minutes on a low to medium flame.
  5. When the mixture thickens and reduces, it is the perfect time to switch off the flame and immediately pour the mixture in the greased pan. With a spatula or spoon press firmly the top part.
  6. Sprinkle chopped pistachios on top and gently press them. Cover and allow to cool at room temperature.
  7. Cut into to any desire shape & serve !

​Notes :
  • Take a small amount of mixture and cool it. Then roll into a small ball & it should easily form a ball which indicates to switch off the flame.
  • Any dry fruits like cashews, almonds, raisins etc can be taken instead of pistachios.



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