Microwave gajar halwa with whipped cream Recipe

Microwave Gajar Halwa with Whipped Cream is a delicious and quick dessert made with grated carrots, milk, sugar, and flavored with cardamom and ghee. This traditional Indian sweet is usually slow-cooked on the stovetop, but this microwave version saves time without compromising on taste. The addition of whipped cream adds a creamy and indulgent touch to the halwa, making it even more irresistible.

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Ingredients for Microwave gajar halwa with whipped cream Recipe

  • 1 cup Grated Carrots
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cardamom Powder
  • 1/2 cup Chilled Heavy Cream
  • 1 tablespoon Powdered Sugar
  • as per your need Chopped Nuts For Garnish

Directions: Microwave Gajar Halwa With Whipped Cream Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a microwave-safe bowl, add grated carrots, milk, and ghee. Mix well and microwave on high for 5 minutes.
  • STEP 2.Stir the mixture and microwave for another 5 minutes. Repeat this process until the carrots are cooked and the milk is absorbed.
  • STEP 3.Add sugar and cardamom powder to the cooked carrots. Mix well and microwave for 2-3 minutes until the sugar is dissolved and the halwa thickens.
  • STEP 4.Allow the halwa to cool slightly before serving. Serve warm or chilled, topped with a dollop of whipped cream.
  • STEP 5.For the whipped cream, beat chilled heavy cream with powdered sugar until soft peaks form. Use a piping bag or spoon to add a swirl of whipped cream on top of each serving of gajar halwa.
  • STEP 6.Store any leftover halwa in an airtight container in the refrigerator. It can be reheated in the microwave or enjoyed cold.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to use a microwave-safe bowl with enough depth to prevent any spillage while cooking.
  • Stir the halwa after each microwave interval to ensure even cooking and prevent any lumps.
  • Adjust the amount of sugar according to your taste preference. You can also use condensed milk for a richer flavor.
  • Garnish the halwa with chopped nuts like almonds or pistachios for added crunch and flavor.
  • For a variation, you can also add a pinch of saffron strands soaked in warm milk to the halwa for a beautiful color and aroma.

Storage and Serving

  • Serve the microwave gajar halwa with whipped cream as a dessert after a meal or on special occasions.
  • You can also serve it as a warm treat during winters or chilled during summers.
  • Garnish with a sprinkle of chopped nuts and a drizzle of honey or maple syrup for extra sweetness.
  • Leftover halwa can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days. Reheat in the microwave or enjoy it cold.
Nutrition
value
163
calories per serving
9 g Fat6 g Protein14 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    9g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Carbs
    14g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    14g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Fiber
    5g

Fats

  • Fat
    9g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    194mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    1028mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    26mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    9mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    36mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    143mg
  • Selenium
    5mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp