Carrot Coconut Laddu

I recall to share with you the yummiest carrot desert ever i.e. Gajorer Halua or Carrot Halwa. Now, this is time to go the extra mile from where we left and make laddoos out of carrot-coconut blend. Perfectly round, super smooth and generously sweet, Gajar Naryal balls are sheer treat and irresistible too. Indeed winter with carrots is a bliss. Happy Valentines day.

Carrot Coconut Laddu

Carrot Coconut Laddu

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Gajorer Halua or Carrot Halwa

For me Carrot halwa or Gajorer halua has always been a special attraction in winter. I eagerly waited for the day when my mother would prepare it for me. In those days my job was to grate the carrot which was actually the laborious part of the recipe 😉 I loved it so much that I could end up doing anything to have carrot halwa 😉

However, with the age I got clever and now the story is just the opposite. For this recipe I made my mother grate the whole bunch of carrot while I acted like a boss 🙂 The recipe is a tribute to my mother and to the golden memory of childhood.

Ganjorer halua or Carrot halwa

Ganjorer halua or Carrot halwa

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Carrot Cake

I love to bake cakes with different fruits to blend their flavours in the cake. However to bring variety, this time I baked the cake with a vegetable, carrot, which is perhaps the most easy to find in winter. With the grated carrot, what I prepare is a butter less, wholewheat cake which is topped with lemon flavoured cream cheese. I am not exaggerating, but the outcome was truly lip-smacking.

Carrot cake

Carrot cake

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