Gajar ka Halwa, Carrot Halwa


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Gajar ka Halwa ( Dessert)

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Many a shortcut there might be, but sometimes the traditional method of making a mithai yields the richest taste! This authentic recipe of Gajar Halwa proves that!

Made with grated carrots, khoya, milk, dry fruits and ghee, this halwa has a divine taste and aroma that take you to another world.

This famous sweet is prepared in households all over India for offering to God on puja days as well as to celebrate festivals and weddings.

Gajar ka Halwa is great on it's own, but to make it more exciting have it with Rabri or Vanilla Ice-cream .

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Gajar ka Halwa, Carrot Halwa recipe - How to make Gajar ka Halwa, Carrot Halwa

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 3 servings
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Ingredients
3 cups grated carrot
1/4 cup melted ghee
5 tbsp sugar
1/2 cup crumbled mawa (khoya)
1/2 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder

For The Garnish
2 tbsp almond (badam) slivers
Method
  1. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick kadhai, add the carrots, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 6 to 8 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  2. Add the sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  3. Add the mava, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  4. Add the cardamom powder and mix well.
  5. Garnish with almond slivers and serve warm or store refrigerated in an air-tight container till serving.

Nutrient values per serving
Energy 324 kcal
Protein 5.9 gm
Carbohydrate 27.2 gm
Fat 21.3 gm
Fibre 3.0 gm
Vitamin A 1380.0 mcg
Vitamin C 3.1 mg
Calcium 243.3 mg
Iron 1.1 mg
Folic Acid 9.9 mcg

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Gajar ka Halwa, Carrot Halwa
5
 on 24 Jan 18 05:59 PM


Nice
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Pooja, Thank you for your kind words...do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed it...happy cooking !!
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25 Jan 18 08:42 AM
Gajar ka Halwa ( Dessert)
5
 on 22 Jun 15 10:21 AM


OMG this halwa just tastes delicious. It just melts in the mouth. The sweetness is just perfect. The mava adds an additional flavour to this gajar ka halwa which is just irresistible.
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Gajar Halwa
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 on 04 Apr 11 12:52 PM