Gajar ka halwa(Carrot Halwa)

This has been my all time favourite dessert. i always thought it was very difficult to prepare carrot halwa.but after learning how to do it it was rather very easy than i thought!!!

so do tell me how u feel!!

Gajar Ka Halwa
Preparation : 20 minutes Cooking: 60-90 minutes

  • 1 kg Carrots
  • 1 litre Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Cardamom seeds
  • 3/4 cup Water
  • 3 tablespoons Ghee
  • 2 tablespoons Raisins
  • 2 tablespoons Almonds
  • 2 tablespoons Pistachios
  • 450 grams Sugar
  • Wash and grate the carrots. Soak the raisins in water for 30 minutes.
  • Blanch and shred the nuts.
  • Put the water to boil, when it starts boiling add the grated carrots. Cook for 5-7 minutes.
  • Add the milk. Cook on a low flame for 1 hour stirring occasionally.
  • Add sugar, mix well and cook till the sugar has dissolved and all the milk has been absorbed.
  • Add ghee and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the slightly crushed cardamoms and the raisins. Mix well.
  • Remove the gajjar halwa from heat and arrange in a serving dish.
  • Garnish with almonds and pistachios
  • Serve cold, hot or at room temperature.

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