Mommy's Sweet Carrot Milk Recipe -
Mommy's Sweet Carrot Milk Recipe
  • READY IN 35 mins

Mommy's Sweet Carrot Milk

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"A sweet milk flavored by fresh carrots. I love when my mother makes this, and this is a hit among our friends."

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Original recipe makes 1 gallon Change Servings
  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins

    35 mins


  1. Place the carrots and water into a saucepan, and bring to a boil. Boil until tender, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool slightly, then puree carrots and water in a blender.
  2. In a large pot, heat the milk over medium heat. Stir in the carrots, sugar and cardamom until sugar has dissolved. Cool to room temperature, then refrigerate until chilled, about 2 hours. Shake or stir before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 10, 2005

DELICIOUS and PRETTY :) I would serve this to anyone who I know enjoys indian food. I liked it warm as well as chilled.. even over ice. Cold was refreshing and both temps. were comforting. So glad you posted this recipe. We'll be enjoying it regularly at least throughout spring and summer.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 01, 2011

This is a tasty recipe but I cut back the sugar to 2 cups and it was still too sweet. I would make it again and try 1 or 1 1/2 cups of sugar. Also, I didn't have cardamom so I used some chai tea instead (1 tbsp of loose chai mix or 1 chai tea bag). Love that it's so few ingredients...worth making again and tweaking!


18 Ratings

Jun 22, 2008

I had some carrots I was looking to use and I also had some ground cardamom so I thought I would give it a try. I am so glad I did. I loved it! By the way, I don’t know how good of a substitute the ginger and cinnamon would be. The cardamom spice is a little pricey but is very distinct and unique. It is a key spice in chai tea. If you like chai tea you would probably enjoy this recipe too.

Jul 07, 2007

Very Good but Very Sweet. Instead of cardamom I used a mixture of ginger and cinnamon. I also cut the recipe in half.

Jul 17, 2012

If you want warm and relaxing drink this fresh from the stove it is so delicious and will put you to sleep... or you can let it chill and it is cool and refreshing... I put mine in the blender after adding everything to the milk because it was still a little chunky and it did the trick.. it did make the milk very foamy and thickened it briefly... if you are going to drink it warm I highly recommend doing this... it was awesome... I did cut the sugar in half and it was still plenty sweet for me... good recipe I am glad I gave it a try!! UPDATE: Also tastes good with a sprinkle of cinnamon or for a different taste substitute cardamom.... still very good

Apr 01, 2010

This is good, but ive never tasted anything like it. I did follow previous reviewers instructions to add less sugar and it turned out perfect.

Nov 14, 2007

I really liked this recipe, the kids said it was a little bitter in the finish but I attribute that to not cooking the carrots long enough before blending. You have to shake before pouring as the carrot pulp settles.

Dec 20, 2006

I love it! This is one good way to get the carrots down. I think I can even see better! He He!!)


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  • Calories
  • 217 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 48.8 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Fat
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.7 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 6.4 g
  • 13%
  • Sodium
  • 94 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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