Gajar Ka Halwa Recipe

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Gajar Ka Halwa
How to make Gajar Ka Halwa
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  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Gajar Ka Halwa Recipe: One of the most popular Indian dessert, here is 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.

Ingredients of Gajar Ka Halwa

  • 1 Kg Carrots
  • 1 1/2 Litre Milk
  • 8 Green cardamoms
  • 5-7 Tbsp Ghee
  • 5-7 Tbsp Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Raisins
  • 1 Tbsp Almonds, shredded
  • 2 Tbsp Dates, chopped

How to Make Gajar Ka Halwa

  • 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.
Key Ingredients: Carrots, Milk, Green cardamoms, Ghee, Sugar, Raisins, Almonds, Dates