Stuffed Carrot Halwa Pancake

If you have an insatiable sweet tooth, try desserts like this one that are healthier and also leave you satisfied. These Stuffed Carrot Halwa Pancakes are simply delightful, and are also relatively easy to make as we have presented a healthier and quicker version of gajar ka halwa that does not require you to slave for hours in the kitchen. The carrots are first steamed, sautéed in a little ghee, sweetened and swirled with milk and milk powder to achieve a rich khoya flavour with minimal effort! Loaded with essential nutrients and satiating too, these halwa packed and cinnamon laced whole wheat flour pancakes are ideal for pregnant women.

Stuffed Carrot Halwa Pancake

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Stuffed Carrot Halwa Pancake recipe - How to make Stuffed Carrot Halwa Pancake

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     7Makes 7 stuffed pancakes
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For The Carrot Halwa
3 cups grated carrot
1 tbsp melted ghee
2 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp milk powder
2 tbsp milk
1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder

For The Pancakes
1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/2 tbsp powdered sugar
a pinch of cinnamon (dalchini) powder
1 3/4 tsp butter for greasing and cooking

For the carrot halwa

    For the carrot halwa
  1. Steam the carrots in a steamer for 5 minutes. Remove and keep aside.
  2. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick kadhai, add the steamed carrots, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  3. Add the sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  4. Add the milk powder and milk, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  5. Add the cardamom powder and mix well. Keep aside.

For the pancakes

    For the pancakes
  1. Combine all the ingredients with approx. 1¼ cups of water in a deep bowl and mix well to make a smooth batter.
  2. Heat a 100 mm. (4") diameter non-stick pan and grease it using 1/8 tsp of butter.
  3. Pour ¼ cup of the batter on it and tilt it around quickly so that the batter coats the pan evenly.
  4. Cook the pancake on a medium flame, using 1/8 tsp of butter, for 1 minute or till it turns light brown in colour from both the sides.
  5. Repeat steps 2 to 4 to make 6 more pancakes. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Place a pancake on a clean dry surface and spread 2 tbsp of the carrot halwa on one half of the panacke.
  2. Fold the pancake to make a semi-circle and press it lightly.
  3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 to make 6 more stuffed pancakes.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per stuffed pancake
Energy144 cal
Protein3.5 g
Carbohydrates24.2 g
Fiber3.9 g
Fat3.9 g
Cholesterol2.5 mg
Sodium23.9 mg


Carrot Pancakes
 on 17 Jan 15 03:43 PM

Vitamin A rich, not so fat laden Carrot halwa stuffed in between healthy whole wheat pancakes were truly awesome to satisfy the sweet cravings during my pregnancy. Thanks a ton for this recipe.