Gajar Ka Halwa


Gajar Ka Halwa

Halwa made with carrots
Prep Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 6 people


  • 10 nos Carrots peeled and grated finely, large
  • 3 tbsp Ghee
  • 15 - Whole cashews slit in halves
  • 15-20 Golden raisins Onakka munthiri
  • Sugar As reqd
  • Milk As reqd
  • Butter As reqd
  • 4 nos Cardamom powdered, Elakka


  • Heat ghee in a large deep pan.
  • Lightly fry the cashews and raisins, until golden brown and the raisins have puffed up.
  • Remove and keep aside.
  • Heat up the same pan.
  • Add the grated carrots.
  • Add enough sugar and mix well to make it wet and glossy.
  • Add enough milk to cover all the carrots.
  • Cover with a lid and bring this mixture to a light boil, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove the lid and cook the carrot mixture, stirring occasionally, until it starts to thicken.
  • :- Do not let it get stuck at the bottom of the pan.
  • Add sufficient butter to have a glossy mixture.
  • Remove from heat, when thick enough.
  • Add the powdered cardamoms and mix well with fried cashews and raisins.
  • :- Serve warm.
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Response (1)
  1. A
    Ani January 9, 2007

    Take some efforts to make the Halwa well..

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