Desserts

Gajarela

This is a frequently made dessert in Indian and Pakistani homes and it is difficult to estimate ingredients. My sister-in-law who lives in Milpitas has worked out the following measure with perfect results every time.

Gajarela

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Cuisine: Pakistani Serves: 10 Cooking Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6oz butter
  • 1 tsp ground cardamom
  • 4 pts milk
  • 8 medium sized carrots grated
  • ½ cup rice
  • 1½ cup sugar

Instructions

1

Melt butter in a deep heavy based saucepan, add cardamoms, carrots, rice and the milk, bring to the boil and simmer for 30 - 45mins. Keep stirring every 10mins so the ingredients do not stick to the bottom of the pan.

2

Add the sugar, mix well, bring to boil and cook for another 5mins whilst stirring.

3

Leave to cool for 10mins in the pan, pour into a shallow serving dish and garnish with sliced almonds.

4

Cool in a refrigerator before serving with single fresh cream or plain yoghurt.

Meal: Desserts