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carrot halwa

Carrot Halwa

A Popular Indian Sweet With Carrot, Milk and Sugar.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Keyword carrot halwa, carrot recipes, gajar ka halwa, halwa recipes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4
Calories 315kcal


  • 4 Carrot grated
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 2 cups Milk
  • 10 Cashew
  • 10 Raisins
  • 1/4 cup Ghee
  • Cardamom Powder a pinch


  • In a heavy bottom pan, add 1 tbsp of ghee.
  • Add grated carrots and fry for 2 – 3 mins.
  • Now add milk and bring it to boil.
  • Reduce the heat and let the carrot cook in milk.
  • Cook till milk reduces 75%. Milk solids tend to stick to the sides of the pan. scrape it now and then.
  • Now add sugar and milk well.
  • Add 1 tbsp of ghee and milk.
  • Cook in low heat, let the milk evaporates completely.
  • Add remaining ghee, cardamom and mix well.
  • In another pan, add ghee.
  • Add cashew and fry till it turns to golden. Now add raisin.
  • Raisin will bulge. Now add cashwews and raisins to the halwa.
  • Serve hot or cold. Tastes delicious anyway.