Carrot Halwa /Gajar Ka Halwa

When you think of Indian festivals Carrot Halwa/Gajar Ka Halwa comes in the top list. Carrot Halwa/Gajar Ka Halwa is made using grated Carrots, Milk and Sugar. It is usually served warm or you can even enjoy this delicious dessert with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Carrot Halwa has a special place in parties. This Carrot Halwa recipe is easy one yet a delicious one. I can never stop with a spoonful of this delicious treat. Do try out this delicious carrot Halwa and do let me know your feedbacks.


Ghee – 2 Tsp
Grated Carrot – 2 Cups
Boiled Milk – 1 & 1/2 Cups
Sugar – 1/2 -3/4 Cups
Cardamom -2
Saffron( Optional)
Cashew Nuts- handful
Sliced Almonds


Peel of the skin of Carrots and grate finely. Keep this aside. Into a wide saucepan, add 2-3 Tsp ghee and a handful of cashewnuts. Fry it for a minute. Keep it aside.
Add 2 crushed cardamon and fry for few seconds. Into this add 2 cups grated carrot.
Saute for about 10 mins on medium flame. Keep stirring the carrot to prevent burning.
Once the carrot is half cooked, pour the milk.
Cook till the milk is completely absorbed by carrot.
Add sugar and continue to cook until all moisture is evaporated.
Add saffron strands. Mix well.
Once all the moisture is evaporated, add cashews and mix well
Finally add some pistachios and almonds. Turn off the flame.
Carrot Halwa/Gajar ka halwa is ready to be served.

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