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gajar halwa | carrot halwa | gajar ka halwa | Indian dessert

The most famous and healthy Indian dessert. gajar halwa with the delicious taste.  The grated carrot cooked in full cream milk, melting sugar, garnish with fried dry fruits and serve warm or chilled carrot halwa recipe.

Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Keyword carrot halwa, carrot halwa recipe, gajar halwa, gajar ka halwa, halwa recipe, indian dessert
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4


Ingredients for gajar halwa:

  • grated carrot – 2 cups
  • milk – 1 glass
  • sugar – 1cup
  • cashew Nuts – 1/2 cup
  • dry Dates – 3
  • dry Coconut pieces – 1/4 cup
  • ghee – 1/2 cup
  • cardamom – 9


Procedure for gajar halwa:

Frying dry fruits and carrot:

  1. Heat a pan over a medium flame add 3 spoons of ghee.

  2. Add cashew nuts, coconut pieces and dry dates.

  3. Fry till they turn a golden brown colour and set aside.

  4. Add 2 spoons of ghee in the same pan and add grated carrot.

  5. Mix well and close the lid and fry for the 5 mins.

Cooking carrots:

  1. Add boiled full cream milk or milkmaid to the pan.

  2. Add fried Cashew nuts, crushed cardamoms, coconut pieces and dry dates mix well close the lid.

  3. Let it cook for the next 10 mins over a low flame until the carrot becomes soft and absorbed the milk completely.

  4. Add a bowl of sugar mix well.

  5. Close the lid and cook until the sugar dissolves completely and the halwa thickens.

  6. The delicious gajar halwa or carrot halwa is ready to be served.

  7. Serve warm or chilled halwa.