Gajar Ka Halwa Recipe - Homemade Carrot Halwa - Indian Dessert Recipe - Smita

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Mar. 28, 2019

Learn how to make Gajar Halwa or Carrot Halwa at home with Chef Smita Deo on Get Curried.
Gajar Halwa is a traditional Indian dessert recipe made of fresh carrots that are available only during winters. This dessert recipe can enlighten your taste buds with the perfect blend of carrot, milk and mixed dry fruits.


Ghee 5 Tablespoon
Carrot 1 Kilogram , grated
Full fat milk 1 Liter
Sugar 10 Tablespoon
Almonds 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , soaked (chopped)
Cashew nuts 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , soaked (chopped)
Raisins 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , soaked (chopped)
Pistachio 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , soaked (chopped)
Green cardamom powder 1 Teaspoon



1. Heat ghee in a wok, add carrot, saute it for few minutes.

2. Add milk, cook the carrot in milk for 30-45 minutes until the milk dries and keep stirring it occasionally.

3. Add sugar, almonds, cashew, raisins, pistachios, green cardamom powder, cook the halwa till the milk has completely reduced.


4. Our Gajar Ka Halwa or Carrot Halwa is ready.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 45 Minutes
Ready In: 45 Minutes
Servings: 5