Carrot halwa also called as 'Gajar ka halwa' is a traditional Indian dessert made with grated carrots, ghee and aromatic cardamom and saffron.
Turn the Instant Pot to Sauté(Hi) mode. Add ghee (or vegan butter) and grated carrots. Cook for 2-3 minutes with the glass lid on.
Add almond milk and close the lid with the pressure value set to sealing. Set Instant Pot to Pressure Cook/Manual(Hi) for 5 minutess. Quick release.
Turn the Instant Pot to Sauté(Hi) and cook for 5-7 mins until most of the liquids are evaporated. Stir frequently, making sure that the halwa does not stick to the bottom of the pot. Note: The halwa will continue to thicken as it cools down.
Garnish with sliced almonds or pistachios. Serve warm or chilled.
To make dairy free carrot halwa, substitute ghee with any neutral oil, coconut oil or vegan butter