Gajar Ka Halwa

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Gajar ka halwa also known as gajrela is a sweet dessert pudding, Gajar ka halwa is a very delicious Indian dessert usually prepared with grated carrot, sugar, dry nuts and mawa, i have used milk powder instead of mawa
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Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Served As: Dinner
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 6


  • 1 kg Carrot
  • 250 gm Sugar or as per taste u can also add sugar free powder instead of sugar
  • 1 cup Milk Powder
  • 2 tbsp Desi Ghee
  • 2 tbsp cashews chopped
  • 1 tbsp Cardamom Powder
  • 2 tbsp Pistachio chopped
  • 2 tbsp Almonds chopped
  • 2 cups Milk
  • cashews for garnish


  • Wash and grate the carrots.
  • Put the milk to boil, when it starts boiling add grated cattots, cook on low flame for 30 minutes.
  • Stirring occasionally, now add sugar mix well and cook till the sugar dissolved and all the milk has been absorbed.
  • Add Ghee and simmer the flame stir for 2 minutes, add chopped nuts and cardamom powder, and milk powder mix and saute for another 2-3 minutes till everything is blended.
  • If there are milk powder lumps, no worries, mash them with spatula.
  • Dish out the halwa and garnish with cashew.
  • Serve hot or at room temperature.
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Hem Lata Srivastava
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