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Gajar Ka Halwa | Carrot Halwa Recipe

Gajar ka Halwa is a popular dessert across India. It is made by simmering grated carrots in milk flavoured with cardamon and dry fruits. As carrots are fully available during winter, so it's a winter dessert.  Carrot halwa is made specially during Indian festivals. 

Gajar Ka Halwa | Carrot Halwa Recipe 

📎Course : Dessert 
📎Cuisine : Indian
🔪Preparation Time : 15 minutes
♨Cooking Time : 1 hour
🕞Total : 1 hour 15 minutes


  • 1/2 Kg carrot 
  • 2 cups of  milk 
  • 2-3 tbsp ghee or clarified butter 
  • 1/2 tbsp freshly ground cardamon 
  • 1 cups of sugar 
  • Ground cashew nuts and almonds

  1. Wash carrots under running water. Peel the carrots. 
  2. Now grate the carrots with the help of a hand grater. 
  3. In a heavy bottomed pan heat ghee. 
  4. Add grated carrots. Fry till oil separates. 
  5. Add milk, sugar and cardamon powder. 
  6. Mix everything well and cook under medium heat. Stir occasionally. 
  7. Cook until milk evaporates completely. 
  8. Add cashew nuts and almonds. 
  9. Remove from heat and serve hot or cold as you like.