Gajar ka Halwa

Gajar ka halwa or carrot halwa is one of the easiest recipes.Probably one of the most popular dessert.You can make it an evening, prior to the big day.Serve it hot on a cool winter morning.You can also pair it with some cold ice cream.You can use sugar to add sweetness or you can use jaggery as an healthier alternative.First of all,it is kid friendly and elders can have it too.Therefore immensely popular.Mostly,it is a regular dessert at most wedding menus.Hence,you will never find someone saying no to this delectable dessert.

We have made this recipe with the orange carrots because traditional red carrots are not available outside India.Also, you may additionally add some khoya/mava or heavy cream.However,you will need to adjust sugar accordingly.Therefore it may go up in calories too.

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Gajar ka Halwa

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes

Category: Dessert

Cuisine: North Indian

Gajar ka Halwa

Ingredients

  • 750 grams grated carrots
  • 1.5 liter full fat milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup ghee or clarified butter
  • 1/2 cup dry fruits
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder

Instructions

  1. Add 2 tbsp. ghee and 4 tsp sugar,let it caramelize.
  2. Add carrots,cover&cook for 10 mins on a low flame.
  3. Add milk,cover&cook on medium flame until the milk boils.
  4. Add remaining dry ingredients & cook on low flame.
  5. Add remaining ghee, cook on low flame until dry.
  6. Transfer mix to a non stick pan,cook on low flame for 30 mins.
  7. Garnish with dry fruits,serve warm with ice-cream.
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