Friday, April 18, 2008

Baadam( Almond ) Carrot Kheer

Baadam And Carrot Kheer is a sweet dish and can have it any time of the day. Easy to make and full of vitamins. It is always healthy to have  home prepared drink or eat.
Badam  & Carrot Kheer can be cooled and then used as cool drink. It is delicious, soothing to our mind and body.
It can be served as welcome drink or you can have it at any time of the day or after lunch or dinner. It helps to keep the body cool.
Things needed :
Almond ( Badam) :  6 to 8
Carrot : 2 ( medium sized )
Milk : 2 to 3 cups.
Cardamom : 3 to 4
water : 2 to 3 Cups
Honey : 2 to 3 Tablespoons

Method :
1 Wash and scrape out carrot outer skin and cut them into pieces and pressure cook for 6 to 8 minutes. Allow it to cool.

2. Soak almonds in hot water for 5 minutes and remove the outer skin and keep it aside.
3. Grind cooked carrots, cardamom pods and almonds into thin paste.

5.  Keep a pan on the fire and put carrot and almond ground mixture to the bowl/pan.

6. Boil it for 3 to 5 minutes and put off the fire. Let it cool.

7. Add boiled and cooled milk and honey. Mix it well and serve.
Note :
Ground carrot and almonds nicely till paste. Do not add milk to hot carrot jaggery mixture. The whole sweet turns curdle. Using sugar or jaggery instead of honey is optional. Jaggery is always better option.
Adding more/less honey is also optional.  Use of fridge for cooling is also an optional.
Time : 20 Minutes
3 to 4 Servings.

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