Barfi is every Indian sweet lovers’ bae. The bite-sized desi confectionary is a milk based dish that can be given flavor and texture using an ocean of ingredients like coconut, khoya, kaju (cashewnuts) and more.
The carrot barfi or gajar barfi is the lovechild of a barfi and gajar ka halwa. And what’s not to like about that? Follow this recipe to make some supremely delicious carrot barfi at home!
Indian carrot and nuts confectionery.
Grease an 8”X8” pan or thali with high sides using ghee. Keep it aside.
Take grated carrots in a pan. Turn the heat on medium heat.
Add heavy cream, sweetened condensed milk and sugar and mix well.
Let it come to a simmer and cook till all the moisture is evaporated, about 20-25 minutes.
Mix well and cook for 7-8 minutes or till it becomes thick
Lastly add cardamom powder and raisins. Mix well and turn off the stove.
Remove it to the prepared pan, smooth out the surface as evenly as possible. Sprinkle chopped pistachios and lightly press it.
Let it cool down completely and let it set.
Once set, cut out pieces using a sharp knife.
Carefully remove the pieces and arrange them on serving plate or keep them in airtight container.