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Carrot kheer

Carrot kheer or carrot payasam with just 3 main ingredients available at home. Full video, step by step pictures post.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 6


  • 1 & ½ cup carrot grated
  • 2 cups milk
  • ¼ cup + 2 tbsp sugar
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tbsp. ghee
  • 1 cardamom powdered
  • 8 to 10 almonds


  • First Wash, peel and grate carrot finely. I used 2 carrots that weighed 180 gms in total.
  • Side by side, in a sauce pan, bring 2 cups milk to boil. Simmer it until it reduces to 1 cup.
  • Soak almonds for 10-20 mins. Slice thinly and set aside.In another pan, heat ghee. Roast the sliced almonds until nice aroma wafts. Drain from ghee and keep aside.
  • In the same ghee, sautee the carrot in medium flame until it turns pale, dry and soft cooked. Takes 3 mins roughly.
  • Add water, sugar and bring to boil. Do not let it boil for long time.
  • Pour in milk and simmer for 4 mins.
  • Add powdered cardamom and roasted almonds. Mix and switch off flame.



  • I used Amul gold
  • Use fine grater for homogenous texture.
  • Make sure carrot gets cooked before adding sugar.
  • Do not cook carrot with sugar for long time.