Recipe : Carrot Halwa - Gajar ka Halwa


Preparation Time : 50 minutes
Serves : 5-6

Ingredients :

  • Carrots – 1 kg

  • Milk – 1 litre

  • Sugar – 1 cup

  • Green cardamom powder – 1 tsp

  • Ghee – 100 gm

  • Khoya – 60 gm

  • Flaked almonds – 3 tbsp

  • Crushed pistachio – 4 tsp

  • Raisins – 5 tsp

Method :

  • Carrot HalwaPeel, wash and grate the carrots.

  • Grate the khoya.

  • Heat ghee in wok, add the carrots and the khoya (leaving 2 tsp for garnishing) and sauté for 1 – 2 minutes.

  • Now add the milk and cook on medium flame, stirring at regular intervals initially and then continuously for 10 – 15 minutes.

  • Add sugar, raisins and cardamom and again cook for a further 10 – 15 minutes or till carrots are tender and the liquid has evaporated.

  • Once the Halwa starts leaving the sides of the wok, lower the flame and cook for 1-2 minutes stirring vigorously.

  • Remove from flame.

  • Serve hot or cold garnished with khoya.



  • Tips & Variations

  • You can use bottle gourd instead of carrots.

 

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