Carrot Halwa | Gajar ka Halwa


Carrot halwa is a classic Indian desserts prepared on special occasions on festivals and parties. It is popularly known as ‘gajr ka halwa’. It is made with the grated carrots cooked on a low flame along with sugar and khoya.


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  • 8 to 9 medium tender juicy carrots (gajar) – yields approx. 4 to 4.5 cups grated Carrot 4 tablespoon ghee
  • 10 to 12 tablespoon regular sugar or organic unrefined cane sugar
  • 7 to 8 almond ( garnish)
  • 2 to 3 green cardamom (chotti elaichi)
  • Khoya 250 gm


  • Rinse, peel and grate the carrots.
  • In a kadai or deep thick bottomed pan add grated carrots.
  • On a low to medium flame, let Carrot reduce and water evaporates
  • While the mixture is simmering on a low flame, keep on stirring in between.
  • Add sugar stir well and continue to simmer and cook on a low flame.
  • Add khoya do keep on stirring the gajar halwa in between. Turn off the burner
  • Towards the end, in a separate pan add Ghee,cardamom,almond stir well.
  • Serve gajar halwa garnish with almond.

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  1. Looks great will try today , thanks for posting

  2. Looks yummy.

  3. Thank you so much for sharing 🙂

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  5. Bushra Kauser says:

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  6. Looks Amazing. Especially my kids loved it. Thanks for sharing . Awaiting for new dishes.

    1. Thank you will upload soon.

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