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Carrot Halwa or Gajar Ka Halwa North Indian Style Sweet Recipe

Updated on June 29, 2015
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Recipe Introduction

Gajar Ka Halwa or Carrot Halwa is a tasty Indian sweet which is very delicious and healthy. Before getting into the details of the recipe, let us see some of the health benefits of Carrot:

  1. Improved Vision
  2. Cancer Prevention
  3. Healthy Glowing Skin
  4. Anti-Aging
  5. Prevents Heart Disease

This is one of the method of preparing carrot halwa. Try cooking yourself and your Family will love it.

Carrot Halwa

Mouth Watery Carrot Halwa
Mouth Watery Carrot Halwa
5 stars from 1 rating of Carrot Halwa or Gajar Ka Halwa

Cook Time

Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 45 min
Ready in: 1 hour 15 min
Yields: Serves 4 members


  • 1 Kg Carrot
  • 1 cup Skimmed Milk
  • 250gms Sugar
  • Ghee
  • 5 Almond, (cut into pieces)
  • 10 Raisins
  • 5 Cashew nut, (cut into pieces)

Cooking Carrot

Frying Raw carrot with Milk & Sugar
Frying Raw carrot with Milk & Sugar

Frying the Toppings

Frying Cashew nut, Almond & Raisins
Frying Cashew nut, Almond & Raisins


  1. Take the carrots and wash it thoroughly. Now ripe the carrots outer layer and cut both the ends of the carrot
  2. Now using a grater, grate the ripped carrots and place it in a separate bowl
  3. Take a non-stick pan and place it in a stove. Now pour some 3 tps of ghee in it and after it is getting boiled put those grated carrot in it and stir well
  4. Now sprinkle little water in it and close the lid and cook it in low flame
  5. Add milk to it and stir well such that it should not get stick in the pan. When the carrot is cooked well add the sugar in it and stir well
  6. Cook it in a low flame. After adding the sugar, color of the dish will change in to a dark color
  7. Add little more ghee and stir well. There should not be any liquid in halwa. Till then carrot should be cooked
  8. Now shift the dish to a bowl
  9. Empty the pan and pour little more ghee in it. Add Cashew nut, Almond and Raisins and toast till it becomes golden brown
  10. Now pour the fried ones on the dish and stir well. Carrot Halwa or Gajar Ka Halwa is ready to serve. Note: Sugar quantity can be added if more Sweetness is required


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