Monday, March 9, 2009

Damrot


"Damrot", one of the rich sweets of south India.This is an easy but elegant sweet.When i want to prepare this sweet i usually remember my Brother, who just loves sweets and this is one of his favorites.

Ingredients :
2.5lbs Pumpkin
2½ cups Milk
1½ cups Sugar
2 tbsp Ghee
A Pinch Cardamom
A Pinch Nutmeg powder (Jayphal-optional)

For Garnish:
Dry fruits (Cashews, Pistachios, Almonds, Raisins)

Method:

  • Grate/grind(if in big quantity) the pumpkin and discard the water.
  • Heat ghee and add the grated pumpkin.
  • Stir and add milk.
  • Stir frequently, and when it becomes very thick, add sugar, cardamom and nutmeg powder.
  • Stir until the sugar is completely dissolved and the mixture reaches (halwa) consistency.
  • Remove from heat, garnish with dried fruits and serve Warm.

3 comments:

  1. Wow Soumya! Damrot looks gr8! It is one of my favorites too. My mouth is watering...

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  2. my mom makes this and it is sooo fantastic. she uses a different vegetable though

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Its so nice of you to take time and leave a note for me, i appreciate it.I hope u have a wonderful day!

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