Carrot Milk Pudding
Gajar ki Kheer,
This is an easy and quick dessert to make and it tastes delicious. You can make it with artificial sweetener, instead of sugar, making it suitable for diabetics. Serve 4
1/2 litre or 1 pint milk
1 medium carrot, peeled and grated fine
1/2 tsp. cardamom powder (green ones)
A few strands of saffron (optional)
1 tbsp. boiled Basmati type of rice or 1 tbsp. ground rice powder (available in packets from most supermarkets)
Sweetener or sugar to taste.
Boil milk and add carrots. Continue to simmer, until carrots are tender and the mix thickens a little, approximately 10 minutes.
Add rice or rice powder and saffron strands. Continue to simmer until it thickens like rice pudding.
Turn heat off, add sweetener/sugar and cardamoms and stir.
You can add a 3-4 chopped almonds and 1 tbsp. of raisins.
Also see Sweet Potato Milk Pudding.