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Carrot Halwa | Gajar ka halwa

Carrot Halwa | Gajar ka halwa

  1. Sweets

  2. |August 6, 2023

  1. 50 mins

  2. Difficult


Carrot Halwa is a sweet made using carrots. This is a winter dessert which is prepared by slow cooking grated carrot in milk along with other ingredients. This dessert is often served with a garnish of nuts and almonds. This dish is popular among adults as well as children. Carrot halwas are also served with ice-cream for wedding ceremonies and other functions. This is one of the easy and tasty dessert recipe which is served warm. Also, this dessert is an excellent source for Vitamin A.

Carrot halwa, also known as "Gajar ka Halwa," is a delicious and popular Indian dessert that's made primarily from grated carrots, milk, sugar, and ghee (clarified butter). It's a sweet and aromatic treat that's often prepared during festivals, special occasions, or simply to satisfy your sweet cravings.

You can serve the carrot halwa warm or at room temperature. It's often enjoyed on its own, but you can also serve it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a delightful combination of flavors.

Carrot halwa is loved for its rich, sweet taste and the natural sweetness of the carrots. It's a treat that's not only delicious but also brings a touch of warmth and tradition to any occasion.


  1. Grated carrot – 250g

  2. Grated coconut – 1 cup

  3. Milk – 2 cups

  4. Sugar – 2 cup

  5. Ghee – 2 tablespoon

  6. Cardamom – small pinch

  7. Nuts & Almonds – To Garnish

Method of preparation

  1. Take a pan and add grated carrot and coconut

  2. Add milk to the pan. Stove should be on medium flame

  3. Cook the carrot, milk and coconut for about 10 minutes until all the milk gets absorbed by the carrot

  4. Stir the contents in the pan continuously to avoid burning and sticking

  5. Once the carrot is cooked, add sugar

  6. Add ghee

  7. Stir it continuously for about 5 minutes

  8. Make sure that all the water is absorbed which is left behind by sugar

  9. Dry roast the content until the color of the carrot fades slightly

  10. Turn off the stove and transfer the Carrot Halwa to a greased plate

  11. Roast the Almonds and nuts in ghee

  12. Garnish the carrot halwa using roasted Almonds and nuts

  13. Carrot Halwa is ready to serve. Popular Recipes

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