Gajar ka Halwa | How to make Gajar ka Halwa

By Sheena Omana Narayanan  |  11th Feb 2018  |  
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  • Gajar ka Halwa, How to make Gajar ka Halwa
  • Prep Time

    20

    mins
  • Cook Time

    35

    mins
  • Serves

    3

    People

2

3

3 votes

About Gajar ka Halwa Recipe

The gajar ka halwa was first introduced during the Mughal period and the name originates from the Arabic word "halwa", which means "sweet" and it is made from carrot (in Hindi: gajar) so that it is known as gajar ka halwa (meaning pudding of carrot or Halwa of carrot).

Gajar ka Halwa, a deliciously amazing recipe to treat your family members. This recipe of Gajar ka Halwa by Sheena Omana Narayanan will definitely help you in its preparation. Surprisingly the preparations for Gajar ka Halwa can be done within 20 minute. Isn't it interesting. Also, the time taken for cooking Gajar ka Halwa is not very much. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish is definitely going to come out superb! This recipe is almost perfect to serve 3 people.A lot of times making Gajar ka Halwa can be quite tricky, so the recipe in Better Butter can help you in making it. The aroma which arises while cooking Gajar ka Halwa is just too tempting. Cooking Gajar ka Halwaat home might be a little tedious but when your whole family would enjoy the meal, all your efforts would be totally worth it. The recipe can be turned and twisted in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. This recipe of Gajar ka Halwa is so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Gajar ka Halwa from Better Butter.

Gajar ka Halwa

Ingredients to make Gajar ka Halwa

  • carrot Long- 1 Kg
  • sugar- 1/2 cup
  • cardamom- 4 nos powdered
  • pistachios- 6-7 nos
  • cashew- 6-7 nos
  • badam- 6-7 nos
  • Fullcream Milk - 2 Cups
  • Condensed Milk- 1/4 cup
  • ghee- 1/4 cup or according to your taste
  • Mava Peda- 2nos( Optional)

How to make Gajar ka Halwa

  1. Peel and grate the carrots.
  2. Heat pan and boil milk with the cardamom and grated carrot into it and allow it to cook in medium flame, stirring continuously until it gets semi dry
  3. Add Sugar and condensed milk, stir well until it gets coated well nicely
  4. Crush peda pieces and add on this to your halwa
  5. Add ghee and stir for another 10 mins, add half of the nuts and mix well
  6. Heat ghee in another pan, fry remaining nuts. Garnish these nuts while serving halwa

My Tip:

Note:- Peda I have used in place of mava, this is completely optional. Since I had peda at home I just used tried my luck using these.

Reviews for Gajar ka Halwa (3)

Milli Garg9 months ago

Winter special halwa.
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Titiksha Chattopadhyay9 months ago

So yummm
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Veronica Danthis9 months ago

Awesome
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Sheena Omana Narayanan
9 months ago
Thank you vero

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