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Gajar ka halwa

Hem Lata Srivastava
20 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Gajar ka halwa RECIPE

Gajar ka halwa also known as gajrela is a sweet dessert pudding, Gajar ka halwa is a very delicious Indian dessert usually prepared with grated carrot, sugar, dry nuts and mawa, i have used milk powder instead of mawa

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Others
  • Indian
  • Pan fry
  • Dessert
  • Vegan

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. carrot -1 kg
  2. sugar - 250 gms,
  3. Milk powder - 1 cup
  4. Desi ghee - 2 tbsp
  5. Chopped cashew- 2 tbsp
  6. cardamom powder - 1 tbsp
  7. Chopped pistachio - 2 tbsp
  8. Chopped almonds - 2 tbsp
  9. Milk - 2/1/2 cups
  10. cashew for garnish


  1. Wash and grate the carrots.
  2. Put the milk to boil, when it starts boiling add grated cattots, cook on low flame for 30 minutes.
  3. Stirring occasionally, now add sugar mix well and cook till the sugar dissolved and all the milk has been absorbed.
  4. Add Ghee and simmer the flame stir for 2 minutes, add chopped nuts and cardamom powder, and milk powder mix and saute for another 2-3 minutes till everything is blended.
  5. If there are milk powder lumps, no worries, mash them with spatula.
  6. Dish out the halwa and garnish with cashew.
  7. Serve hot or at room temperature.

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Deepak Sahni
Deepak Sahni   Jan-29-2017

I have done So thnk u

Eltiyasha Gupta
Eltiyasha Gupta   Dec-23-2016

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