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Protected: Gajar ka Halwa

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Protected: Gajar ka Halwa

This traditional South Asian dessert comes in many forms. Most versions require cooking carrots in milk until they become mushy. This one is my favorite—it has a chewier texture and is sweet but not cloying, with very little added sugar. (You could omit the sugar altogether for a less-sweet version of the dessert.) The intensely concentrated carrot flavor is far more complex than you might expect from the simplicity of the ingredients list. When made with home-made mawa (milk solids, also called khoya), it is a time-intensive enterprise that is worth the effort. Ingredients (for...

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