This pudding-like Indian dessert is a great showcase for the natural sweetness of carrots. Make it to celebrate Diwali, the Festival of Lights.
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This Indian sweet is made by cooking down grated carrots with milk, then slowly stir-frying them in oil. It's usually eaten garnished with chopped almonds, and raisins and clotted cream are also a nice accompaniment.
This classic Indian dessert of cakey donut-like balls drenched in sweet syrup gets a twist with chopped extra dark bittersweet chocolate.
This classic Indian dessert of cakey doughnut-like balls drenched in sweet syrup gets a twist with grated bittersweet chocolate.
As we traveled north from Mumbai through Rajasthan, then east to Varanasi, we tried to drink as many lassis and eat as many mithai ("sweet" in Hindi) as possible. Here are our snapshots of a few of the delicious highlights.