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Carrot Halwa

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Carrot Halwa is a popular worldwide dessert with many variations, Carrot halwa or Gajar ka halwa is the most famous North India dessert.

Carrot is traditionally used for making any good stock or soup or it can be eaten as a salad. In India, it's used as veggie in curries, sambar, stews, soups or even in salads even so the most in-demand dish from carrot is Gajar Halwa. There are plenty of various recipes for gajar halwa or carrot halwa.  Many people fry the carrot in a large amount of ghee and after that add small quantity of milk but also some people cook carrots in milk... Read More..

About Recipe

Carrots methai, Carrots inippu, Carrots Misti

How to make Carrot Halwa

(44 ratings)
110 reviews so far
Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
25 mins
Total time
35 mins
Carrot Halwa
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Carrots
Servings : 2 persons
Published date : September 08, 2017


Ingredients used in Carrot Halwa
• Ghee (clarified butter) - 2 teaspoons.
• Casewnuts - 1 tablespoon.
• Cardamoms (skinned and crushed fine) - 2 number.
• Carrots (grated finely) - 4 cup.
• Milk - 4 cup.
• Sugar - 1 cup.
• Curdled milk or ricotta cheese - 3 tablespoons.
• Almonds (chopped) - 1 tablespoon.
• Raisins - 1 tea spoon.
Method:
  • Roast dry fruits in ghee and keep aside.
  • Grate and cook the carrots by pouring milk in an open pan on low flame,with constant stirring.
  • When carrot is cooked, add sugar and cook untilit gets to a slightly thicker consistency.
  • Then add curdled milk or koya and cook for few more minutes with constant stirring.

Serve it either chilled or hot.






Cooking with images Carrots madhur, Carrots , Carrots sihi





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Carrot is traditionally used for making any good stock or soup or it can be eaten as a salad. In India, it's used as veggie in curries, sambar, stews, soups or even in salads even so the most in-demand dish from carrot is Gajar Halwa. There are plenty of various recipes for gajar halwa or carrot halwa.  Many people fry the carrot in a large amount of ghee and after that add small quantity of milk but also some people cook carrots in milk first, then ghee is drizzled later.

 Carrot halwa referred to as gajar ka halwa   is the most popular North India sweets makes its existence in the majority of special occasions like festivals, celebrations and parties. Carrot halwa came from nut dishes introduced by merchants from the Middle East of Asia throughout the Moghul period. Gajar ka halwa is a traditional Indian carrot dessert that will not fail to impress anyone.

 Gajar ka halwa is a tasty, rich dessert packed with nuts and dried fruits well-known across the world. It's really not a diet food. Usually eaten warm, gajar halwa tastes great coupled with vanilla flavor ice cream.

 Gajar Halwa is made of fresh grated carrots and cooked in milk and ghee, garnished with raisins and nuts. Because it's cooked in milk, doesn't require mava and lasts longer& healthy. It's also possible to use khoya or chhena if you wish the sweet to be containing more taste. It's simply the ideal dessert to be cherished post dinner.

 Carrot halwa is a wonderful sweet that tastes similar to a roasted carrot cake. There are several variations according to the region. Some recipes cook the carrots for long, although some cook to tender. Many are fudgier or wetter even though some cook until carrots get candied.   Some dry fruits are combined in together with tastes like cardamom or saffron.

 Making Gajar Ka Halwa isn't an extremely tough task when it comes to process; it needs a little more time and patience than another halwa.

 Benefit:

Carrot/ gajar halwa is loaded with vitamin A because its key ingredient is carrot and fat since it's additional ingredients are the ghee and milk. Vitamin A is superb for the eyes. Carrots are also beneficial to skin. It is also healthy with approximately 8 gr of proteins, 50.3gram carbs and 1.9 grams of fat.

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shonaya bansal Posted on Sun Dec 30 2012

iam sonali you have said absolutely right didi i am with uuuuuuuu

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faisal vattiyattil Posted on Sat Jan 05 2013

i really like his way of explanation he is so simple that everybody can understand, i learned many recepes from him to cook. thanks bro

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NATiVEBABi916LADy Posted on Sun Jan 27 2013

Namaskaar , Sat Sri Akaal , Salaam Vah Chef! I have a quick question can i follow this recipe using cream (american half-n-half not malai) instead of milk?

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Divya P Posted on Fri Feb 08 2013

Mr.Sanjay is very professional & at thr same time very friendly too....whatever he explains is very nice & informative ...keep up the good work Sanjay chetta.....

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Muzammil Parkar Posted on Sun Mar 03 2013

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Murali Janardhanan Posted on Wed Mar 06 2013

I like in the receipe!

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rickkckki Posted on Fri Mar 08 2013

mine has turned out extremely dry... although i added the right amount of milk and ghee... not sure what i did wrong

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F Haamid Posted on Thu Mar 14 2013

thanks pa

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Gomathi Saba Posted on Fri Apr 26 2013

its nice. he is cooking excellently

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gnanambigai soundarrajan Posted on Tue Apr 30 2013

thank you so much . you made every one to smile.your are great a chef

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Desert Rose Posted on Fri May 17 2013

what's that white powder he was holding in that bowl?? Flour?? After the carrot went into the pan...

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kcsmitha Posted on Sun May 26 2013

every one is not perfect...so don't worry

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