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Carrot Cake With An Indian Flavor

Posted in : Vegetarian on by : Daphne


1 1/2 tsp. vegetable oil1 C. unbleached white flour plus extra for dusting1 tsp. baking soda1/4 tsp. salt2 large eggs1/4 tsp. ground cardamom seeds1 C. granulated sugar1/4 C. ghee1 1/2 C. grated carrots firmly packed2 Tbsp. chopped pistachios2 Tbsp. chopped blanched almonds2 Tbsp. raisinsedible silver foil (opt. )


Rub a round cake pan that is 9 inches in diameter and 1 1/2 inches in height with the vegetable oil and then dust it very lightly with flour. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Sift 1 C. flour with the baking soda and salt. Beat the eggs well in a large bowl. Add the cardamom, sugar, and clarified butter. Keep beating until all the ingredients are thoroughly mixed. Add the sifted flour mixture to the ingredients in the large bowl and fold it in gently with a spatula. Add the carrots, pistachios, almonds, and raisins. Fold them in gently as well. Turn the cake batter into the oiled and floured cake pan and bake for 35 to 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean and the top is golden red. Decorate top with edible silver foil.