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Egyptian green beans with carrots

Egyptian green beans with carrots

Green beans and carrots are simmered in a flavourful stock to create this Egyptian side dish that the whole family will enjoy. Best served with plain white rice and roast chicken. It reminds me of my childhood as my mother use to make it for us.

Carrot Soup

Carrot Soup

There's no less than four herbs added to this carrot soup. It's delicious and perfect for cold winter nights. Carrots are simmered with dill, marjarom, thyme, parsley, chicken stock and whipping cream. Serve with a crusty bread roll.

Braised rice

Braised rice

A simple but delicious recipe for rice with a bit of onion and carrot, and cooked in veg stock for flavour.

Carrot Halwa

Carrot Halwa

This is a rich and creamy Indian dessert recipe with the goodness of milk, nuts and the natural sweetness of carrots.

Carrot gajar halwa

Carrot gajar halwa

This dessert is to die for! It can be made in many ways, what I am going to share is traditional slow cooked method of making gajar halwa. YUM my mouth is watering even when I am writing about it. The most important part of carrot halwa is that carrots should not remain raw but should get cooked thoroughly while incorporating flavours of milk, sugar and ghee (clarified butter). The picture is showing my hubbys hands which have been photoshoped by me. He wanted to eat the delicious halwa right then.

Carrot kheer

Carrot kheer

Kheer is a South Asian pudding, often made with rice but here made with carrots. The result is sweet and delicious, a great comfort pud!