Carrot halwa / gajar halwa / dessert

3 servings
10 min
30 min
Carrot Halwa is a traditional Punjabi dish. I don't know why but my mom never made this is in home, so i tasted this in buffets along with Ice cream and it tastes awesome. I liked it very much but I never thought of preparing it in home. Here in Sweden they are selling large amount of root vegetables ( like beet root, potato, carrots, turnip) and frequently they are giving offers on these vegetables but a single pack contains 2 Kg to 5 Kg of vegetables not less than that.


Number of serving: 3
2 Cups carrot (Grated)

10 Nos almond

10 Nos cashew

Milk 1 Cup

1/2 Cup sugar

3 tblsp ghee


  • Step 1 - Carrot Halwa / Gajar Halwa / Dessert
    Fry cashew and almonds in Ghee and Grind few fried Cashew and Almond and Keep it aside.
  • Step 2 - Carrot Halwa / Gajar Halwa / Dessert
    In a pan add ghee ( you can also use the same ghee which you used to fry dry nuts) , add grated carrot and saute it for 3 minutes.
  • Step 3 - Carrot Halwa / Gajar Halwa / Dessert
    Add a cup of milk to the carrot, mix it well and cook it in medium flame until the milk gets thick by stirring constantly then add powdered cashew & almond to the carrot milk mixture and mix well.
  • Step 4 - Carrot Halwa / Gajar Halwa / Dessert
    At this point add sugar, stir well for 3 more minutes and that's it.
  • Step 5 - Carrot Halwa / Gajar Halwa / Dessert
    Now you can transfer the halwa to your bowl and serve it hot.

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