Jean Immerwahr’s Carrot Halwa

Yields: 2 dozen pieces

Time: 2 hours

1 lb carrots (2 1/2 cups grated)

2 cups milk

1” stick cinnamon

1/2 cup sugar


1.  Grate carrots or put through grinder or mince in blender.  Place in deep saucepan.

2.  Add milk and cinnamon.  Boil slowly, stirring almost constantly until milk is evaporated.  (The more stirring the better).

3.  Add butter, vanilla, cardamom, sugar.  Cook 5-10 minutes.

4.  When mixture is thick and dry, spread on buttered plate to cool, cut in pieces.  Or serve warm in dessert dishes with cream.

4 tbsp butter

1/2 tsp vanilla

3/4 tsp ground cardamom

1/2 cup cashew or other nuts, broken

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Warning!  don’t attempt this alone.  With two or more it is a heap of fun and fabulous eating.