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Lahori Special Gajrella From Gawal Mandi

Carrot shreds and rice cooked in with milk, khoya and green cardamom powder to create a delectable sweet dish. Straight from Pakistan's gawal mandi, this gajrella is exquisite.

Lahori Special Gajrella From Gawal Mandi Lahori Special Gajrella From Gawal Mandi


: Muhammad Ikram, Team Pakistan

Recipe Servings

: 5

Recipe Cook Time

: 45 Minutes

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  • 1 kg desi carrots

    1/2 kg basmati rice

    2 litre milk

    1 kg sugar

    1/2 kg khoya, sweet

    5 green cardamoms

    2 Tbsp wheat flour


    For Garnish:

    10 pieces silver wark

    10 pieces gold wark

    50 gm almonds, crushed

    50 gm pistachios, crushed


Grate the carrots. Soak rice in water. Now put water in a pot and cook soaked rice and carrots together.

When the rice is cooked, then add milk and reduce it to half and then add sugar. Cook it for 10 minutes and then take it off the flame.

When cold, add khoya and green cardamom powder. Keep it in the refrigerator.

Now make a mix of wheat flour and oil and add in for thickness.

Serve with gold and silver wark on the top and with a almond, pistachio garnish.

Key Ingredients: Carrot, Basmati Rice, Sugar, Khoya, Green Cardamom, Whole Wheat Flour, Vegetable Oil, Almonds, Pistachio, Milk

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