January 09, 2014

Carrot Halwa/ Gajar Ka Halwa

First post in 2014!!! So begining this with a sweet Dish..

A classic sweet recipe simple with no complex ingredients, just cook the carrots in milk, add sugar and garnish with nuts and ghee! Thats it!,Perfect to celebrate a sweet occasion !


Carrot, grated
 3 heaped cups 
 2 & 1/4 cups 
 3/4 – 1 cup 
 3 – 5 tblsp 
cardamom/elachi powder
 A pinch (Optional)
 4 – 5

  • Cut the carrot into pieces and give them a turn in Mixie, until they turn mushy.
  • Add the milk and bring to boil,cook in medium flame.
  • Cook till all the milk evaporates and the carrot gets cooked .
  • When the mixture is almost dry,add the sugar and keep on stirring.(7-10 minutes)
  • When the mixture starts thickening,add ghee,elachi,cashews and pistachios fried in ghee.
  • Keep stirring for more 3-4 minutes.
  • When the halwa starts leaving the sides and transfer this to the serving plate.
  • Garnish with your favourite nuts,sliced and fried in ghee!

  • You can add less ghee than mentioned.
  • You can follow the same method and make beetroot halwa. Just replace carrot with beetroot !


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