Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Carrot Burfi

Now in Mumbai carrotsare available cheap in market..Carrot is such a vegetable, you can consume it in so many forms. Carrot burfi, is one of the easiest and quickest sweet I have ever made. It is so tasty and nutritious at the same time. Like other sweets I didn’t add ghee much.Fast to cook and great to eat What better way to celebrate the beginning of the harvest season?


Ingredients :

Grated Carrot - 2 cups

Shredded coconut -3/4 cup

Milk -2 1/2 cup

Sugar -2 ½ cup (add ½ cup more if you are sweet toothed)

Cardamom powder - 2 tsp

Cashews :-7-8 nos.

Ghee :-2 tblsp


Method:

Peel and grate the carrots. Grease a tray with ghee and keep aside.

In a thick bottomed kadai, put one or two tablespoon ghee and fry the carrot gratings till it’s raw smell goes. Fry the cashew nuts also in a little ghee and keep aside.

Heat a thick bottomed vessel or a non stick pan and add the grated carrot and milk to it and cook in medium flame. When carrots are almost cooked, add coconut adding little by little, stir until it dissolves .

Melt sugar in sufficient water (for 1 cup sugar, ¼ cup water is sufficient) till it reaches one string consistency. Add the cooked carrots in sugar syrup.

Stir often to avoid it to sticking to the bottom. Cook over medium heat until the mixture has absorbed most of the liquid and when a spoon is scraped across the mixture

Add ghee now and then, till the mixture leaves the sides of the vessel. Add fried cashew nuts and powdered cardamom to this. Mix well and pour it in a greased plate. Cut into desired shape.

And this is my entry for Festive Food: Makar Sankranti event hosted by Priti. Wishing you all a Happy Pongal!

24 comments:

sriharivatsan said...

Parkave nanna iruku...Sapadanum pola iruku...Looking delicious..

Asha said...

Yummy festival treat! :)

Premyscakes said...

looks soo... delicious.

Kitchen Flavours said...

Wow new blogmakeover looks gr8..... Nice and beautiful... Comming to the recipe... Carrot burfi looks superb! Happy Pongal...

DEESHA said...

wow carrot burfi is very new to me.looks very yummy. Happy pongal to you too

Priti said...

Hi Jaishree, How are you doing? Carrot burfi is new for me..but looks too gud...Wish you n family Happy Pongal too...

Dershana said...

Hi Jaishree, Wish you a happy Pongal.

Carrot burfi looks totally yummy!

rekhas kitchen said...

looks so yummy nice color i never try this will try now Happy pongal to you too

SriLekha said...

looks yummy and mouthwatering!

Adlak's tiny world said...

carrot burfi... love this version... I ll take the whole plate as a treat of pongal to my house.... on the way...

Usha said...

Wow awesome combo of carrots and coconut, the burfi looks fantastic...Happy Pongal :-)

Cham said...

The pieces look gorgeous. Wishing you and your family a Prosperous Pongal

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

yummmy cake.. i can keep on eating this forever. hehe. will try it.

Akal's Saappadu said...

yummy yummy, looks so delicious; Vaai ooruthu!!!

AnuSriram said...

That looks yummy jaishree! Happy Pongal to you and your family!

Gita's Kitchen said...

Delicious looking carrot burfi, perfect for the festival, Happy Pongal Jayashree :)

anudivya said...

Reminds me of my carrot and pumpkin fudge. Looks very nice.

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Happy Pongal to you too Jaishree! Carrot burfi sounds delicious!

Jaishree said...

Nice to know you all like this burfi. and thank you all for your sweet comments:) wishing you all Happy Pongal.

Viki Xavier. said...

Wish You and family a prosperous and happy Pongal.
wonderful recipes dear.

Suma Rajesh said...

wooo..this is nice festival treat...yum

Uma said...

mmm. burfi looks great! So festive. Happy Sankranthi!

Priya said...

Wow wat a lovely feast...Happy pongal..

Hema Mahen said...

First visit to your space, and carrot burfi looks delicious :)