Monday, September 11

Carrot Kheer

This is one of my favourite recipes. It is a easy and quick to make recipe.. a rich and healthy one too. The kheer turns out to a wonderful yellow colour, that u can make believe anyone it is badam kheer. I have made this for parties and all my friends love it. I hope u will love this too.


Carrot- 1 large cut into thin rounds
Cashews- 8 to 10
Almond essence- ¼ tsp
Almonds or cashews chopped into tiny bits- 3 tsp
Milk-3 cups
Sugar- ½ cup or according to taste.


Pressure cook the carrots and cashews upto 3 whistles.
When cool grind to a fine paste.

Add sugar to milk and stir it well till it dissolves(u don’t need to heat it up ,can just add to cold milk itself ). Now add the ground paste too. Mix well and add the chopped nuts and essence.
Serve chilled.


U can add saffron soaked in milk.
U can add cardomom powder instead of almond essence
U can add milk more or less according to the thickness u want.


Priya Baskaran said...

Prema, first time coming across carrot kheer... I made carrot halwa today :) will try soon!!!

Menu Today said...

Hi Prema,
Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe.

Revathi said...

Looks a easy and healthy dessert !! Hmm its interesting that the color is yellow :)

Revathi said...

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jayshree said...

Nice simple one to try. Thnx for sharing.

Foodie's Hope said...

Great looking kheer in a stylish glass!! Yum... I do make kheer with less sugar since I donot like sweet much, but I will serve in a glass, thanks for new idea!!

Madhu said...

I make it often for my kid Prema, Yours has bit differnet colour u think its due to cashews..(Like not orange its yellow)

Hema said...

Is there a carrot fest going on someplace? Carrot Kheer, carrot halva (priya), carrot loaf (Krithika) all posted on the same day! Nice recipe. Thanks for posting.

Meena Kandlakuti said...

this osunds really delicious..i have 2 carrots.i will try this..but carrots lloking green in color..did u add any color to this??

Prema Sundar said...

I love carrot halwas.. wish could come over there.. U will surely like carrot kheer too.
Thanks MT and Revathi,
I dont have sun tv thats why I didnt know revathi.
Thanks foodie's hope and Jayshree.
Yes madhu when grind carrots with cashews u get this lovely colour.
Thanks for visiting my blog ..Nice of u to leave a comment.
I did not add any colour. u get this if u grind carrots and cashews.Thank u.

Anupama said...

Very Unusual recipe Prema. I think my son will like it. I loved your other recent recipes too particularly the gobi 65. That will be the starter for my next party.

Syam said...

aaga u too have a wonderful blog like revathi...sari inga irukum items paarthu jollu vitukalaam :-)

Deepa Cooks said...

Hi Prema,
It makes me mouthwatering.Its already raining here.

I am lazy today to try this carrort kheer.So,I am going to dig in directly.

Jayashree said...

I love carrot payasam.....the colour is different but looks nice.

shilpa said...

Wow..Carrot kheer...thats a lovely looking dish. Want to try it soon..thanks Prema.

sudhav said...

Happa, prema, finally i got to comment in your site..the kheer looks so yummy..thanks for sharing..

shaheen said...

wow, thats an unsual recipe. thanks .

Nandita said...

Surprised to see that golden yellow colour- looks yum!

Lera said...

Wow! a kheer that's making me drool..I would try this for this weekend..:)

Krithika said...

Nice color ! Thanks for sharing this recipe.

HariPriya said...

hi ..thnx alot for sharing..i love this... tht looks wonderful...can u pls gimme any idea of a north indian thail(veg)..thnx

Daagh said...


i have tried lychee kheer but carrot kheer sounds very delicious... thanks for sharing the recipe... will give it a try :-)

javieth said...

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