Carrot Basundi


Carrot Basundi

Carrots in a cream of milk
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 4 people


  • 1 no Carrot big
  • 5 - or Baby carrots shredded
  • 1 1/2 ltr Milk
  • 2 nos Bread pieces with brown sides removed and made into pieces with hand
  • 3 tsp Ghee/Butter
  • 8 tbsp Sugar
  • 4 spoon Condensed milk or Nestle milkmaid optional
  • Cashews As reqd
  • Raisins As reqd, Onakkamunthiri


  • Heat 3 tsp of ghee or butter in a kadai or non-stick vessel.
  • Add shredded carrots and fry till you get the aroma of it.
  • :- Do not over fry it as it spoils the taste.
  • Let it cool down.
  • Meanwhile fry cashews and dry grapes or raisins with little ghee. Keep aside.
  • Add 1 cup milk to carrots in vessel and keep to boil. Keep stirring.
  • After 5 mins, add all the remaining milk, keep stirring till milk comes to boiling and gets condensed.
  • :- It takes 15 - 20 mins for this. The milk should become semi liquid consistency.
  • Add sugar to it and keep stirring for 5 mins.
  • Add bread pieces.
  • :- The pieces should be very small.
  • Keep in the fridge atleast for 3 - 4 hrs.
  • While serving, add cashews and raisins.
  • :- Tastes good if condensed milk is added at last, but is optional.
  • :- If u can get nestle milkmaid, u can add 4 spoons. It will taste great.
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