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Gajar Ka Halwa

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Gajar Ka Halwa
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  • One of the most popular Indian dessert, here's for you the 'Gajar ka Halwa' recipe. Known to have originated in Punjab, it is a delight during the winter months. Grated carrots, milk, sugar and nuts are stirred and cooked together.


  • 1 kg carrots
  • 1 1/2 litre milk
  • 8 green cardamoms
  • 5-7 Tbsp ghee
  • 5-7 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp raisins
  • 1 Tbsp shredded almonds
  • 2 Tbsp chopped dates


  1. Peel and grate the carrots.
  2. Simmer in milk with the cardamom until liquid evaporates.
  3. Heat ghee in a heavy pan and add the carrot mixture.
  4. Cook over a gentle flame for 10-15 minutes.
  5. Stir in sugar and continue cooking until the halwa turns deep reddish color.
  6. Stir in dried fruit and serve.

Ahana Mukhopadhyay »» 8 months ago »»