Carrot Halwa | Gajar ka Halwa | How to make carrot Halwa recipe

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.


  • 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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