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Carrot Porridge

Carrot Porridge

Dessert: Carrot Thirukkamudu

Ingredients required

1. carrot                               100 gm
2. ghee                                    4 table spoons
3. sugar                                250 gm
4. milk                                  500 gm
6. cashew nut                         25 gm
7. almond                               25 gm
8. raisin                                 25 gm
9. saffron                            0.10 gm
10. cardamom                         10 gm


Prepare for the garnishing. Powder the cardamom after removing the outer skin. Grind the inner black granules to a fine powder and keep aside. Take the saffron, add two drops of milk and grind it to a paste. The saffron and the milk should mix well. It will be a sort of orangish paste.

Roast the cashew nuts in ghee. Take three spoons of ghee and cashew nuts in a pan and roast them on slow fire. When they turn golden brown remove them from the ghee and keep aside. Roast the almonds in the same ghee till the colour changes slightly.  Remove the almonds and keep aside. Roast the raisins in the same ghee till the colour changes slightly. Remove the raisins and keep aside.

Prepare the dessert. Grate carrot and roast it in the same ghee.  Grind the roasted carrot with a little milk in a mixer. Pour it in a pan, add the remaining milk and sugar and boil for 5 minutes. Add the garnishing and keep aside for 5 mts.

Now the cool desseert, Carrot Thirukkamdu is ready to serve.