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Gajar Halwa

By: Lata Anand of Santa Clara, US

Filed in Desserts and Sweets

Serves 8 people

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1 kg Carrot
¼ liter Milk
250 gms. Dry Milk
2 tbsps. Clarified Butter
10 nos. Almonds
10 nos. Cashews
10 gms. Raisins
1 tsp Cardamom(powder)


  1. Peel, wash and then grate carrots.
  2. Heat a thick bottomed pan. Add grated carrots and milk. Bring it to a boil and then reduce flame, cook for about 20 minutes until all the milk is absorbed.
  3. Add clarified butter (ghee) in it and stir constantly on medium flame for 10-15 minutes untill carrots are golden in color.
  4. Add sugar. Stir constantly while continuing to cook.
  5. Once all the water is evaporated, remove from heat and mix khoya.
  6. Garnish with sliced almonds, cashew nuts and raisins.

Gajar halwa is relished hot as well as cold.

Latest Comments

By NEHA BEDI on 2/4/2009 5:14:00 AM

There is no mention of the quantity of sugar to be added .one can add khoya as per ones taste but amt of sugar required is must.also pls advise the use of dry milk!!!!!!!!!!

By Lalitha on 1/28/2009 3:40:00 AM

Wats d quantity of sugar?????????

By Shayla on 1/27/2009 7:57:00 PM

as everyone, what is the amount of sugar and what is khoya??? thanks

By fatma on 6/23/2008 5:07:00 AM

Hi...this recipe is very easy and yummy.. I used sweet condensed milk instead of sugar and khoya..i dint put fresh milk also..it turned too good..try!

By krishan on 6/16/2008 9:28:00 PM

This receipe is too good. and insted of Khoya we can use Milk maid also this we can add at time of mixing milk and carrot this will reduce time to cook. Please check it.

By rashmi gupta on 12/31/2007 11:19:00 PM

i think u mean khoya by dry milk.

By Manju on 12/31/2007 8:34:00 AM

Add Sugar??????????? Quantity?

By Meera on 8/11/2007 11:05:00 PM

there is no mention of how much sugar and khoya is to be used and when to use the dry milk.


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