Carrot payasam or carrot kheer

Carrot payasam or carrot kheer is a healthy dessert made with grated carrot, milk and sugar. It is very simple to make and full of nutrition. Grated carrot is cooked in milk and garnished with cashewnuts and raisins. Carrot kheer tastes delicious hot or chilled.


  • Carrot - 2 large sized (grated)
  • Milk - 1/2 litre
  • Sugar - 1/2 cup
  • Condensed milk - 1/4 cup
  • Cardamom powder - 1/4 teaspoon
  • Ghee - 2 tablespoons
  • Cashewnuts - 10
  • Raisins - 10


Step 1

HOW TO MAKE CARROT PAYASAM OR CARROT KHEER RECIPE Peel the skin of carrots and grate them finely. Keep aside.

Step 2

Heat ghee in a pan. Add cashewnuts and raisins and stir fry till light brown and set aside. IMG_2090 IMG_2096

Step 3

In the same pan, add grated carrot and saute them well till the raw smell goes away. IMG_2091

Step 4

Add milk and mix well. Boil milk on a low flame. IMG_2094

Step 5

Cover the pan with a lid and simmer for 10-15 minutes, stirring in between, till the carrot is fully cooked. IMG_2095

Step 6

Now add sugar, condensed milk and cardamom powder and mix well. Mix well and cook for another 2 minutes on a low flame till the sugar is fully dissolved. IMG_2098

Step 7

Remove from flame and transfer to a serving bowl.

Step 8

Serve carrot kheer hot or chilled. IMG_2119

Step 9

NOTES: You can adjust the sugar content, according to sweet taste desired by you.

3 Responses to Carrot payasam or carrot kheer

  1. veena says:

    my fav dessert 🙂

  2. Chandan says:

    Easy and quick recipe to prepare.delicious.thanks Charu.need some more recipes for non vegetarians

    • Charulata says:

      Thank you Chandan for liking my recipes. But my blog is purely about vegetarian recipes. You can look forward to more interesting vegetarian recipes in future.

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