Gajar Ka Halwa | Carrot Halwa

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In Indian household winters are incomplete without making Gajar Ka halwa multiple times or at least 2-3 times 😀 The most comforting sign of long awaited winter is Gajar Ka Halwa. Though nothing beats “Maa ke hath ka bana Gajar Ka Halwa” but after moving to USA this privilege is no longer available. The only times I used to eat Gajar Ka Hawla..1- either cooked by my mommy or 2- cooked by my maasi 🙂 They both cook delicious Gajar Ka Halwa. So for the VERY FIRST TIME I tried making this Gajar Ka Halwa which I was very much sure I cannot make gajar ka halwa anyway because of the time and patience it requires..Well that’s difficult for me 😛
Still I tried making this for my beloved Hubby and I was VERY HAPPY when he said it’s delicious. Yeahhh…Mission Successful! 😀
Learn Step By Step Recipe With Pictures For Gajar Ka Halwa
Serves 4

  • 1 Litre full fat milk
  • 1/2 Kg grated gajar/ carrot
  • 1/2 Cup sugar or as required
  • 2 Tbsp roasted dry fruits
  • 2 Tbsp ghee

Step 1- In a heavy bottom pan bring milk to boil and let it boil until its thicken. The most important part “You just cannot make delicious Gajar Ka Halwa without adding lots of milk” 😛 Yeah..true. So let the milk simmer on low medium flame

Add grated carrot and stir gently and cook on low medium flame. Keep stirring to prevent burning at the bottom

Step 2- Add roasted dry fruits n nuts and mix well. Let the nuts get cooked properly. It gives a nice flavor to your halwa. You can nuts of your choice

keep stirring and cooking on low medium flame. The more you cook on low flame the best taste you will get 😀 Trust Me!

Step 3- When the milk evaporates add sugar. Sugar melts and halwa turns gooey once again. Stir and cook

When the moisture is half evaporated, add ghee and stir well.

Keep cooking until the halwa thickens. Then turn off the flame

Serve warm or cold as you like and enjoy this rich Gajar Ka Halwa 🙂


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