carrot halwa recipe | gajar ka halwa recipe | gajar halwa recipe

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carrot halwa recipe | gajar ka halwa recipe | gajar halwa recipe with detailed photo and video recipe. gajar ka halwa is an exotic indian dessert prepared with grated carrots.
gajar ka halwacarrot halwa recipe | gajar ka halwa recipe | gajar halwa recipe with step by step photo and video recipe. gajar halwa is an indian dessert recipe originated from northern part of india. the main ingredients of this dessert pudding is grated carrot and milk. basically, gajar halwa is prepared during the festival occasions like diwali, ganesh chathurthi and navaratri. in recent times, it is quite popularly served with vanilla ice cream slab.

if i remember correctly, carrot halwa was the first dessert i started preparing during my college days. perhaps because of the simplicity of the recipe and taste it delivers. i use to prepare gajar ka halwa and take this to my college potluck. it use to be a huge hit as i use to serve it with vanilla ice cream slab. i always prepare instant carrot halwa sometimes with milkmaid or condensed milk if i am running short of time. and trust me it taste the same, check out gajar halwa with condensed milk recipe.

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i totally agree with the fact that gajar ka halwa is high in fat and sugar level. however, carrots are very good source of vitamins and minerals. also, carrots are considered to be world’s healthiest vegetable. moreover, carrots improve the vision and reduces the risk of cancer. it also slows down the ageing and gives a glow to your skin. so i add make sure to add carrots in my diet by preparing carrot rice and carrot pickle.

if you are looking for more sweet or desert recipes. especially kayi holigebesan laddo, chocolate mug cake, and mango rasayana. also i have other sweets like gulab jamundoodh peda, kaju katli, bombay karachi halwa, moong dal halwa and kalakandin addition do visit my other recipes collection board like,

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carrot halwa recipe | gajar ka halwa recipe | gajar halwa recipe
 
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carrot halwa recipe | gajar ka halwa recipe | gajar halwa recipe
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Recipe type: dessert
Cuisine: indian
Serves: 6 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 kg or 4 cup grated carrot / gajar
  • 4 cup full cream milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp ghee
  • 8-10 unsalted whole or chopped cashews
  • 8-10 unsalted roasted almonds
  • 12-15 golden raisins
Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)
  1. wash, peel and grate the carrots (gajar).
  2. in a wide open pan add ghee and all the dry fruits. roast it for one minute.
  3. add grated carrot to the same pan. carrot needs to be cooked only for 2 to 3 minutes until they turn soft as seen in below picture.
  4. now add 4 cup of milk. try to use full cream milk instead of light milk.
  5. mix well and let the milk comes to boil. stir in between so that milk does not get stick to bottom.
  6. cook carrot and milk for 30 minutes on low flame. all the milk should be evaporated leaving behind thick khoya.
  7. once more than ½ of milk evaporates add 1 cup of sugar. mix it well with milk.
  8. once again, cook the carrots for 30 minutes in a low flame until all the milk evaporates.
  9. you gajar halwa is ready. garnish it with dry fruits. serve it warm or cold depending upon your preferences.


gajar ka halwa recipe | carrot halwa recipe with step by step photos:

  1. firstly, wash, peel and grate the carrots (gajar).
    carot halwa
  2. also in a wide open pan add ghee and all the dry fruits. roast it for one minute.
    carot halwa
  3. add grated carrot to the same pan. carrot needs to be cooked only for 2 to 3 minutes until they turn soft as seen in below picture.
    carot halwa
  4. additionally add 4 cup of milk. try to use full cream milk instead of light milk.
    gajar ka halwa
  5. mix well and let the milk comes to boil. stir in between so that milk does not get stick to bottom.
    gajar halwa
  6. cook carrot and milk for 30 minutes on low flame. all the milk should be evaporated leaving behind thick khoya.
    gajar halwa
  7. once more than ½ of milk evaporates add 1 cup of sugar. mix it well with milk.
    carot halwa
  8. once again, cook the carrots for 30 minutes in a low flame until all the milk evaporates.
    gajar ka halwa
  9. finally, gajar halwa is ready. garnish it with dry fruits. serve it warm or cold depending upon your preferences.
    carrot halwa 3


notes:

  • firstly, serve warm gajar ka halwa with vanilla ice cream as your dinner desert.
  • furthermore, store carrot halwa or gajar halwa for around 2 to 3 days in refrigerator.
  • also the sugar quantity can be adjusted according to personal taste.
  • finall,add powdered cardamom with sugar to give the extra fragrance to carrot halwa.

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Hebbar's Kitchen is all about Indian veg recipes. This blog is managed by me Archana and my husband, Sudarshan. I try to post my recipes with simple & easily available ingredients from kitchen. These posts are usually supported by short videos and photo recipes. Learn interesting recipes and share your feedback, as your feedback means a lot to me.

16 COMMENTS

  1. Hi tried this and it came out great! Would like to make again.

    1. How much cardamom powder would you suggest?

    2.Also why can’t you use a lower fat milk (like 2%)?

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