gajar ka halwa

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gajar ka halwa


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :30 Min

Cook Time : 45 Min

Total Time : 1 Hr 15 Min


Serves : 2
  • carrot 6-7

  • 4 cups full fat organic milk 4 tablespoons ghee (clarified butter) 10 to 12 tablespoons regular sugar or organic unrefined cane sugar 180 to 190 grams sugar - add as required 5 to 6 green cardamom - powdered finely in a mortar-pestle or about ⅓ to 1 teaspoon cardamom powder 10 to 12 whole cashews - chopped 10 to 12 almonds - sliced or chopped 2 tablespoons golden raisins 1 pinch saffron strands - optional


  • First rinse, peel and then grate the carrots (8-9 medium sized tender juicy carrots), either with a hand held grater or in a food processor.
  • You need approx 4 to 4.5 cups grated carrots.
  • In a kadai or deep thick bottomed pan combine milk and grated carrots
  • On a low to medium flame, bring the whole mixture to a boil and then simmer
  • When the milk has 75% reduced, add the ghee, sugar and powdered cardamom to the mixture
  • add the cashews, almonds, saffron and raisins. Simmer the halwa till all the milk is evaporated. Switch off the burner.
  • Serve gajar halwa hot,