Gajar Halwa
Delicious halwa made with carrots and milk
Servings Prep Time
7people 30minutes
Servings Prep Time
7people 30minutes
  • Carrots – 1lb
  • Milk 1cup
  • Sugar 1cup
  • Ghee 3tsp
  • Cashew nuts for garnishing –
  • Raisins(Onakka munthiri) for garnishing –
  1. Peel the carrots and grate them.
  2. Soak the grated carrots in the milk and pressure cook.
  3. Heat sugar and ghee in a non stick pan.
  4. Add the pressure cooked carrots and milk. Stir well.
  5. Keep the lid closed in between stirrings, as there maybe some splashes, when the milk and ghee boil together.
  6. When the milk condenses and the halwa begins to thicken, remove from flame.
  7. Garnish with cashews and raisins roasted in ghee.
  8. Alternate method: 1)Chop carrots into small cubes and pressure cook in milk.
  9. Grind this pressure cooked carrots(with milk) into a smooth paste.
  10. Proceed like the first method from step 3 onwards.