Grate 3 long carrots. This would yield 2 cups of grated carrot.
Heat 1 tspn of ghee in a pan. Add cashewnuts,almonds, raisins and fry till golden brown.Now add the grated carrot and stir.To this add 2 cups of milk. Stir the mixture and allow it to be cooked on medium flame for about 20 minutes till all the milk evaporates. Dont forget to keep stirring it so that it does not get burnt.
Now add 1/2 cup sugar and mix well.You may add more sugar if you like to have it more sweeter.Mix it well and allow the carrots to cook well.You will see the ghee oozing out after some time.
Now switch off the flame and sprinkle cardamom powder on top of it if you wish to.
Yummy carrot halwa is now ready.