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gajar ka halwa recipe | gajar-halwa-or-carrot-halwa

Recipe of Gajar Halwa

Hetal Kamdar
When I think of the chilly weather, the first thing that comes to my mind is Gajar Halwa / Carrot Halwa. This delectable Gajar Halwa is an ode to Indian Mithai.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Indian Sweet
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 132 kcal


  • 2 cups thickly grated carrot
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 2 tbsp milk +2 tbsp. water
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp sliced almonds
  • ½ tsp cardamom elaichi powder


  • Heat the ghee in a non-stick pan add the grated carrots and sauté on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring it continuously.
  • Add the milk and water and mix well.
  • Let it simmer for 10 minutes while stirring continuously.
  • Add the sugar, mix well, and cook on a high flame for 5 to 7 minutes and keep stirring continuously.
  • Add the sliced almonds and cardamom powder and cook for another 1 minute.
  • Garnish it with rose petals, pistachios and serve it hot or cold.


Sodium: 48mgCalcium: 39mgVitamin C: 4mgVitamin A: 10692IUSugar: 16gFiber: 2gPotassium: 241mgCholesterol: 10mgCalories: 132kcalSaturated Fat: 3gFat: 6gProtein: 2gCarbohydrates: 19gIron: 1mg
Keyword carrot halwa, Gajar Halwa
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