Gajar Ka Halwa (Indian Style Carrot Pudding) | How to make Gajar Ka Halwa (Indian Style Carrot Pudding)

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ByMoumita Malla
Created on 19th Jan 2016
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  • By Moumita Malla
    Created on 19th Jan 2016

About Gajar Ka Halwa (Indian Style Carrot Pudding)

Gajar Ka Halwa or carrot halwa is very popular Indian dessert.It is prepared by using simple ingredients,easily available at home.

The delicious and mouthwatering Gajar Ka Halwa (Indian Style Carrot Pudding) is a famous dish of Punjabi and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Gajar Ka Halwa (Indian Style Carrot Pudding) is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Gajar Ka Halwa (Indian Style Carrot Pudding). Moumita Malla shared this Gajar Ka Halwa (Indian Style Carrot Pudding) recipe which is perfect to serve for 2 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Gajar Ka Halwa (Indian Style Carrot Pudding). It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Gajar Ka Halwa (Indian Style Carrot Pudding) recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

  • Prep Time10mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves2People
Gajar Ka Halwa (Indian Style Carrot Pudding)

Ingredients to make Gajar Ka Halwa (Indian Style Carrot Pudding)

  • 4 medium carrots-yields approx 2 -2.5 cups grated carrot
  • 1+1 tablespoons ghee or clarified butter
  • 4 green cardamompods-take the seeds and crushed
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 3/ 4 cup sugar(if required,add more)
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 10 cashew nuts
  • A Pinch of saffron threads
  • 1/4 cup pistachioandalmonds( soaked,peeled and chopped)

How to make Gajar Ka Halwa (Indian Style Carrot Pudding)

  1. Rinse and peel the carrots. Grate the carrots coarsely using a cheese grater.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon ghee in a heavy bottomed pan or non - stick, fry the raisins on low heat until they puff up. Remove and keep it aside. In the same pan, fry cashew nuts until golden brown.Remove from pan.Add 1 tablespoon ghee in the same pan and add crushed cardamom seeds and stir for about 30 seconds.Add the grated carrots to the pan and fry for about 3 minutes.
  3. Add the milk and bring it up to the boil.When the milk will start boiling, simmer the gas, stirring constantly.
  4. When the milk has 3 / 4th reduced, add sugar, cashew, raisins, and saffron to the pan and stir.
  5. Stirring continuously, for until all the milk is evaporated and the halwa is thick and glossy.
  6. Remove it in a bowl and set it aside. Garnish with chopped almonds and pistachio and serve hot.If you prefer you can have it cold also.
My Tip: Gajar Ka Halwa tastes best if it is served hot.

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Sonal sons10 months ago
Gajar halwa is my favourite sweet in winters and that too when I prepare it. I usually add the dry fruits when the milk has dried up but now I'll try it this way .Thanks for a wonderful recipe
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Lopamudra Raya year ago
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