Gajar ka Halwa

Gajar ka halwa is a traditional slow cooked recipe of grated carrot with milk,  ghee,  cashew nuts,  sugar and raisins.

 1. Juicy carrots (grated should make 4 bowls).
 2. 3/4 bowl of milk. 
 3. 4 tbsp ghee
 4. 10 tbsp powdered sugar.(you can use whole sugar also)
 5. 10-15 cashew nuts
 6. 3-4 cardomom/ choti elaichi (powdered)

  1. Put 4 tablespoons of ghee into a thick bottom vessel or kadhai. Make sure the flame is between low and medium.Let the ghee become hot.
  2. Add the grated carrot into the ghee and let it cook for 15 minutes. Make sure you continuously keep stirring it so that the carrots do not burn.
  3. Add 3/4 bowl of milk to the mixture and stir well for 5 mins.
  4. Add 10 tbsp of sugar to the milk and carrots. Dissolve the powdered sugar.
  5. Continue stirring the mixture till the milk starts boiling and eventually evaporates. Keep flame on medium throughout.
  6. Add the powdered elaichi and the raisins. Let it cook.
  7. Take the kadhai from the burner and let it cool. You can then add your cashew nuts.


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