Gajar Ka Halwa | How to make Gajar Ka Halwa

By BetterButter Editorial  |  6th Aug 2015  |  
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About Gajar Ka Halwa

An old favourite from our Grandmothers' kitchen, carrots, milk and sugar work their magic together

Gajar Ka Halwa is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by BetterButter Editorial teaches how to make Gajar Ka Halwa step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Gajar Ka Halwa in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 8 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Gajar Ka Halwa at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Gajar Ka Halwa takes few minutes for the preparation and 120 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Gajar Ka Halwa is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Gajar Ka Halwa is a good option for you. The flavour of Gajar Ka Halwa is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Gajar Ka Halwa and impress your family and friends.

Gajar Ka Halwa

Ingredients to make Gajar Ka Halwa

  • 2 cup red carrots grated
  • 4 cups milk
  • 4 tbsp ghee
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 green cardamom crushed
  • 20 slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup raisins (optional)
  • 1/2 cup khoya
  • 3-4 varq / silver leaves
  • 2 tbsp crushed almonds to garnish

How to make Gajar Ka Halwa

  1. In a large wok add the carrots and the milk together. Stir and start cooking it on medium flame. Cook till all the milk evaporates, almost 35 minutes
  2. The carrots will look discoloured, don't worry and add the ghee to it and cook till the carrots change colour, about 15 minutes
  3. Add the sugar to this mix, cook for five to six minutes and add the khoya. Turn off the gas.
  4. The sugar would have melted into the carrot mix by now and then add the cardamom seeds, raisins (optional) and slivered almonds. Mix well and turn into a serving dish..
  5. Let the halwa cool and then decorate with varq and top with crushed almonds. Serve hot or cold.

My Tip:

You can add chopped dates to this as well as some fried cashews

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