Gajjar Halwa


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Tip: to reduce cooking time, half of the milk quantity can be replaced with khoya (100gms).

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Gajjar Halwa recipe - How to make Gajjar Halwa

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4


500 gms carrot
3 cups milk
2 tbsp ghee
1 cup sugar
15 to 20 almonds (badam)
1 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder


  1. Peel, wash and then grate carrots. blanch the almonds, peel and slice.
  2. Heat ghee in a thick bottomed pan. add grated carrots, cook on a medium heat for eight to ten minutes until carrots are soft.
  3. Add milk and green cardamom powder. bring it to a boil and then reduce heat.
  4. Cook on a low heat until milk is almost reduced.
  5. Add sugar, and cook until dry. stir constantly.
  6. Gajar halwa is relished hot as well as cold.
  7. Garnish with sliced almonds.

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This recipe was contributed by kareen on 12 Sep 2001

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