Gajar Ka Halwa or sweet carrot dessert pudding, it is one of the main dessert dish in our menu across India but majorly in North India, it’s very popular as a party dish too!
It is a nutritious light dessert and a pure delight for your taste buds. Made with mainly carrots & milk. Try Out and you would also surely love it.
Step-by-Step Easy & Quick Recipe –
Prep Time Cook Time Total Time Yields
25 mins 30 mins 55 mins 1-2 Serving
Carrots – 500 grams grated from the broader side of the grater
Milk – 1 liter
Sugar – 6 tablespoons
Powdered milk – 3 tablespoons heaped
Green Cardamom – ½ teaspoon ground
Cashew and almonds – 5 each .cut into 4-5 pieces
Dry coconut – 2 tablespoons finely grated
Condensed milk (khoa) – 2 tablespoons
Pure ghee (clarified butter) – 1 teaspoon
Almond and cashews – 3 each sliced to garnish
- Put carrots and milk together in a big wok (kadai). Cook on high flame to boil stirring continuously.
- Lower the flame and let it cook on low flame stirring in between till it thickens and little thick milk remains.
- Add 3 tablespoons powdered milk, cut cashew and almonds. Stir continuously on high flame for 1-2 minutes till it thickens. Take care to ensure that it does not become too dry.
- Add grated dry coconut and khoa. Mix with the spoon.
- Switch off the flame.
Note: Transfer in the serving bowl and garnish with almonds, pistachios and cashews either crushed or flaked. Oh, I am sure that you will not stop at one serving.
Recipe by Karuna Saraswat
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