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carrot sheera
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5 from 6 votes

Carrot Sheera

An easy and delicious Indian dessert with fine semolina and  carrots. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 6
Calories: 390kcal


  • 1 cup fine sooji rava
  • 1 tablespoon gram flour/besan
  • 1 tablespoon whole wheat flour
  • 6 tablespoons ghee divided
  • 2 cups carrots peeled and grated
  • 2 cups water
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 10 almonds sliced
  • 10 pistachios sliced
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • 1 teaspoon mixed fruit or vanilla essence


  • Roast sooji, besan, and wheat flour on low-medium heat with half the ghee. Stirring frequently until the sooji is golden brown. Keep aside.
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  • In the same pan add remaining ghee and shredded carrots and cook covered for 5 minutes or until the carrots soften. Stir it few times in between.
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  • Add water to the pan with carrots and bring to boil.
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  • Add the roasted sooji to the pan, stir well and cover the pan. Cook for 2-3 minutes on low heat.
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  • Add sugar and raisins and cover the pan for 2 minutes.
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  • Turn off the heat and add the mixed fruit essence. Garnish with raisins, sliced almonds and pistachios.
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Calories: 390kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 32mg | Potassium: 268mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 7130IU | Vitamin C: 2.8mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1.7mg
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