Gajar ka halwa
Gajar ka halwa

Gajar Ka Halwa:

Gajar ka Halwa One of the most popular Indian dessert originated in Punjab. It is easy to make dessert made by simmering carrots in milk and sugar. you can make a tasty gajar ka halwa at home easily with the help of this method and these tips.

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gajar ka halwa
Home made Gajar ka halwa
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 30 mins
Total Time
1 hr 45 mins
 

The most liked dessert in the winter season is gajar ka halwa. You can make it at home very easily. 

Main ingredients: Carrot and milk

level of cooking: medium 

Recipe Type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Author: spicy veg recipes
Ingredients
  • 500 gram carrot grated
  • 1/4 cup clarified butter ghee
  • 500 ml milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar or to taste
  • 1/2 cup khoya
  • 1/4 cup chopped dry fruits as per choice
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom elaichi powder
Instructions
  1. Rinse, peel and grate the carrot.
  2. Heat the ghee in a heavy bottom deep pan on low flame.

  3. Add the carrots and sauté on a medium flame for 5-8 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  4. Pour the milk over roasted carrots and mix well. When it starts to boil reduce the flame.
  5. Keep on stirring in between.
  6. When the milk has 75% reduced, Add the sugar mix well and cook on a low flame for 15-20 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  7. Add the cardamom powder and mava, mix well .cook until milk absorbed and mixture turns thick. It will take approx 10-15 minutes, stir occasionally in between to prevent sticking.
  8. Add the raisins and other nuts and cook for another 5 minute.
  9. Gajar Ka Halwa is ready to serve.

Recipe Notes
  1. Always choose red and juicy carrots to make carrot pudding.
  2. For best results always cook carrot halwa in a low flame.
  3. To increase flavour, you can fry the mawa lightly on light flame.
  4. Carrot halwa can also serve with cold vanilla ice cream.
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