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Gajar Halwa Hand Pies

Dec-02-2017
Lata Lala
40 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
Serves
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ABOUT Gajar Halwa Hand Pies RECIPE

Fusion recipe at its best when gajar halwa is filled inside pastry dough and made as hand pie. Desi halwa meets videshi pie to create a yummy dessert. And one more reason to eat gajar halwa this season.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Kitty Parties
  • Dinner Party
  • Kids Recipes
  • Fusion
  • Baking
  • Dessert

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. For making of gajar halwa as filling :
  2. Red carrots 1/2 kg
  3. Milk 1 liter
  4. Milk powder 1 tbsp
  5. sugar 1/2 cup or more or less
  6. Dry fruits chopped handful
  7. ghee 2 tsp
  8. For making pie :
  9. All purposeFlour/Maida 100 gms
  10. powdered sugar 50 gms or less
  11. 1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder
  12. 1 teaspoon Ghee/Clarified butter
  13. A pinch of salt
  14. water to knead the dough

Instructions

  1. PEEL, WASH AND GRATE 1/2 KG RED CARROTS
  2. IN A NON STICK PAN PUT 1 LITER MILK
  3. BOIL THE MILK AND ADD GRATED CARROTS. COOK ON SLOW FLAME TILL MILK IS ABSORBED INTO CARROTS AND IT STARTS TO LEAVE THE SIDES.
  4. ADD 2 TSP GHEE AND 1/2 CUP OF SUGAR AND MIX WELL
  5. MIX NICELY TILL SUGAR IN IT DISSOLVES AND WATER FROM IT DRIES UP
  6. ADD 1 TBSP OF MILK POWDER IN IT
  7. TAKE OUT HALWA IN A BOEL AND ADD HANDFUL OF CHOPPED DRY FRUITS OF YOUR CHOICE
  8. FOR MAKING PASTRY DOUGH FOR THE PIE, IN A BOWL PUT 100 GMS OF MAIDA. ADD 1 TEASPOON GHEE/CLARIFIED BUTTER AND 50 GMS POWDERED SUGAR
  9. ADD1/4 TEASPOON CARDAMOM POWDER AND MIX WELL
  10. ADD A PINCH OF SALT AND WATER TO KNEAD THE DOUGH
  11. TRANSFER THE DOUGH IN A BOWL AND COVER IT AND KEEP IN THE FRIDGE FOR 30 MINUTES
  12. TAKE SMALL PORTIONS OF THE PASTRY DOUGH, ROLL THEM LIKE FLAT BREADS AND USING A COOKIE CUTTER/ PIZZA CUTTER CUT THEM IN DESIRED SHAPES. 
  13. WITH THESE MEASUREMENTS 8 RECTANGULAR PIECES CAN BE MADE. FILL 4 PIECES OF PASTRY DOUGH WITH GAJAR HALWA
  14. AND COVER THEM WITH ANOTHER 4 PASTRY DOUGH PIECES. SEAL THE EDGES USING A FORK.
  15. SEAL FROM ALL 4 SIDES
  16. NOW PIERCE IN THE CENTER TOO SO THAT STEAM CAN ESCAPE EASILY
  17. PREHEAT YOUR OVEN AT 180 DEGREES C FOR 10 MINUTES. LINE A BAKING TRAY WITH BUTTER PAPER. PLACE THE PIES AND BRUSH THE TOP OF THE PIES WITH MILK OR GHEE.
  18. BAKE THEM AT 170 DEGREES C FOR 10 TO 12 MINUTES OR TILL THE TIME THE PIES ARE BROWN ON THE SIDES AND BACK
  19. BAKED PERFECT GOLDEN BROWN ON BOTH SIDES

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Shelly Sharma
Dec-09-2017
Shelly Sharma   Dec-09-2017

Such an amazing innovation.

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