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Is winter even winter if you’ve not had at least one bowl full of gajar ka halwa? An integral part of the Indian dessert family, it is prepared primarily in the winters because carrots are a winter vegetable. Many, however, have to abstain from it because of the high number of calories it contains.
In our opinion, no one should have to keep themselves away from this sweet goodness. Hence, we’ve brought you a gajar ka halwa recipe which is low on the calories side but scores high in the taste department. So, enjoy the beloved dessert without compromising on taste or health!
-Ghee, 2 tablespoons
-Carrots, grated, 4 cups
-Low fat milk, 4 cups
-Cardamom or elaichi powder, 1 teaspoon
-Honey or jaggery, 3 tablespoons
-Dry fruits for garnishing
This version of gajar ka halwa is made out of low-fat milk. Hence, the fat content per serving is less than 0.5 grams. Moreover, you’ll also find that it has about 2 grams of protein to offer. What’s more, the ingredients we’ve used such as carrots, honey and cardamom have multiple health benefits. The star ingredient which is carrot improves bowel function and is a rich source of essential nutrients. On the other hand, jaggery helps in detoxification and easy digestion of food.
You do, however, need to keep in mind that overindulging in anything is bad. The same thing stands true for this low-calorie of gajar ka halwa.
So, try out this recipe to enjoy your favourite winter dessert without any guilt!