Oct 5, 2010

Carrot Halwa ( Gajar Ka Halwa )

Carrot Halwa ( Gajar Ka Halwa ) - A delicious sweet in Indian cuisine !!

Cooking Time: 35 minutes
Serves: 4 ( 50 g ) dessert cups


1 tablespoon ghee

5 carrots, finely grated

60  ml milk (4 tablespoon)

4 - 5 tablespoon sugar

2 teaspoon shallow fried teaspoon cashew nuts, split or 8 cashew nut splits (optional)

2 teaspoon shallow fried raisins or 8 raisins


Wash, clean and grate carrots. Keep aside.

In a wide frying pan / kadai, heat 1 tablespoon ghee. Add finely grated carrots and fry for 3 - 4 minutes.

Add milk. Mix all the ingredients well. Stir occasionally. Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 15 minutes or till the carrots cooked / carrots well blended with  milk / carrot mixture thickens / fragrant.

At this stage, add sugar and cook on a low heat for another 10 - 12 minutes until water (water from the sugar) dries up / halwa thickens / leaves from the sides of the pan.

Decorate with shallow fried  split cashew nuts and raisins. Serve warm or cool.


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Hari Chandana P said...

Delicious !!

Hamsi said...

Its so inviting and has come out perfectly. I like carrot halwa.

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