Gajar ka halwa/carrot halwa

Gajar Ka Halwa/Carrot Halwa

Recipe by Maya Akhil

3 Serves
45 mins
V
Veg
Medium
Mildly Spicy

Studded with chopped nuts and flavored with aromatic cardamom and rose water, this sweet pudding is made from a blend of nutty ghee, milk, cream, sugar, and grated carrot. Usually prepared during winters, a warm bowl of gajar ka halwa can be the ultimate comfort food.

Methods

1
Heat ghee in a wide non-stick pan at medium heat. Fry cashews and raisins. Drain on to a paper towel.
2
Add grated carrots and saute for about 15 – 20 minutes until they lose their raw smell and gets soft. Add milk. Mix well and cook. When it reaches a thick consistency, add sugar. Mix well and stir continuously until the halwa starts leaving the sides of the pan.
3
Add cardamom powder and mix well. Garnish with fried cashews and raisins or roughly chopped almonds, pistachios etc. Serve warm.

Ingredients

3 large, grated
2 tbsp
1.5 cups
1/2 – 3/4 cup or to taste
1/2 tsp powder
2 tbsp
2 tbsp

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