Gajar Ka Halwa (Indian Carrot Dessert)

Gajar Ka Halwa (Indian Carrot Dessert)




25 min


20 min

Gajar Ka Halwa

Carrots (Gajar) 1 Kg
Sugar 180-200 gms
Milk 1/2 litre
Cardamon Powder 7-8
Cashews 6-7
Ghee 4-5 Tablespoon
Khoya 50-100 grams
Gajar Halwa

Gajar Halwa

Gajar Ka Halwa Recipe:

Gajar halwa is made with carrots, sugar, mava (khoya), cardamon, ghee and cashews.

  • Wash and peel 1 kg carrots and cut into small pieces.
  • Now instead of grating carrots. I will be grinding it so I have made small pieces of it.
  • Once my all carrots are grinded properly, keep it aside in a plate.
  • Now heat a cooker and add 2-3 tablespoon ghee in it.
  • Once ghee becomes hot add grinded carrot to it and keep stiring continously.
  • You will notice carrot will loose moisture and decrease in quantity.
  • Now add approx 180-200 gms sugar to it. You can add sugar as per your taste. Stir again.
  • Now add approx 1/2 ltr milk and stir again.
  • Close the lid and allow it to cook for 4 whistle. Switch off the flame.
  • Once it comes to room temperature, open the lid and stir.
  • Switch on the flame and keep stiring till it becomes soft and thick in consistency.
  • Add cardamon powder, cashews, 50-100 gms khoya and 2 tablespoon ghee and cook for more 4-5 minutes. Adding khoya is optional you can also avoid it. Switch off the flame. Gajar ka halwa is ready to be served.


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