A very popular and traditional Indian dessert that is served on festivals- Halvah, which means sweet in arabic. Gajar halva is typically made with saut
- ¼ cup vegan butter -
- 6 medium carrots, shredded -
- 2 cups coconut milk -
- ¼ cup packed brown sugar -
- ¼ cup golden raisins -
- 4 cardamom pods, bruised -
- ¼ teaspoon salt -
- ¼ cup unsalted pistachios, crushed (garnish) -
1 Melt butter in a skillet and then add carrots. Reduce heat to medium low and coat carrots in butter.
2 Stir in the coconut milk and simmer uncovered on low heat for 45 minutes; stirring occasionally.
3 Stir in the brown sugar, raisins, cardamom, and salt. Stir constantly until all the sugar is dissolved into a pudding like consistency; about 15 minutes.
4 Wait until slightly cool to transfer to small dessert bowls. Store in the fridge and when ready to serve, invert onto a dessert plate and garnish with pistachios.