Carrot Halwa Recipe – Gajar Ka Halwa Recipe

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Carrot Halwa Recipe – Gajar Ka Halwa, One of the most popular Indian dessert, sweet recipe with  just cook the carrots in milk, add sugar and garnish with nuts and ghee! Thats it! gajar halwa recipe

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Carrot Halwa

  • Author: Nithya Ravikumar
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 60 minutes
  • Total Time: 75 minutes
  • Yield: 4 to 5 1x


  • carrot – 1kg
  • Milk 1 litre
  • condensed milk – 4 tbs
  • sugar – 1/2 cup
  • elachi – 3
  • roasted nuts- 1 tbs
  • ghee – 1/4 cup


  1. In a wide pan , add in ghee dry roast the nuts and keep side.
  2. In the same pan , add in the grated carrots and sauté the carrots for 15 mins.
  3. Now add in the milk, sugar, elachi powder and mix well. cook the carrot- milk mixture for 30- 40 mins. Keep stirring in between, make sure it doesn’t stick to the bottom of the pan.
  4. Now add the condensed milk and cook for 2 to 3 mins.
  5. Personalise your topping with pista, almond and your favourite drynuts.


Make sure you use the non- stick pan.
the measurements give in the ingredients can be changed according to ur taste bud.
Dry nuts like pista, almond, cashews can also be used.

  • Category: Dessert

Recipe Courtesy: Ram Kumar

Step by Step pictures:

DSC_4210Add in ghee in pan

DSC_4215Sauté the  grated carrots in the ghee for 15 mins.

DSC_4217Add in Milk.

DSC_4218Add in sugar.

DSC_4221Add in the crushed elachi.

DSC_4223Let the carrot milk mixture cook further, this whole process will take 30 to 40 mins in medium flame.

DSC_4231After 40 mins, this is how it appears, now add the condensed milk. I added 4 tbs of condensed milk.

DSC_4233Stir and cook for another 2 or 3 minutes until the moisture dries up, Personalize with your favorite dry nuts like pista., almond!! Serve Hot or warm. 

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  1. Yum yum yummy =) thx wil try diz week

  2. Carrot halwa has always been a favourite. The step by step instructions with the awesome photographs are inspiring me to make some. Will try it soon.

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