Gajar ka Halwa Recipe (Carrot Halwa)

Gajar ka halwa recipe is a very popular dessert. Some people call it simple gajar halwa (Carrot halwa). Anyway here we will find out how to prepare gajar ka halwa with minimum ingredients.  It is a very sweet dish. It is not only very popular in India but also popular in abroad . Specially I love gajar ka halwa very much. So let’s  prepare gajar halwa  in a very simple way.

Preparation Time: 10 mins     Cooking Time: 45-50 minsYield: 2 servings   Recipe Type : Dessert


  • Grated carrots- 2 cups
  • Milk 2 cups
  • Ghee – 2Tsp
  • Cardamom powder- ¼ Tsp
  • Sugar- ½ cup( as per sweetness required)
  • Khoya- 50 gms (Optional)
  • Cashew nuts- 1 Tsp
  • Almonds- 1 Tsp chopped
  • Raisins- 1 tsp

Method of preparation

  1. Wash, peel and grate the carrots.
  2. Take a heavy bottom pan and heat the ghee. Roast the dry fruits and keep it aside.
  3. In the remaining ghee add grated carrots and saute the carrots for 4-5 minutes.
  4. Add milk to this and let it cook for 30-40 minutes on low to medium heat till the whole milk dries up. Stir occasionally.
  5. Then add khoya , sugar and cardamom powder  and cook till the sugar dissolves and khoya is incorporated into carrots thoroughly.
  6. Add the nuts as per your choice.
  7. Garnish with the dry fruits. Now your Gajar ka halwa is ready.


  • Milkmaid/condensed milk could also be used to enhance the taste and texture. If you do, adjust amount of sugar accordingly.
  • Better to use a non stick pan for gajar halwa.
  • You can keep your gajar halwa up to one week. Keep in the refrigerator up to two weeks. When you want to serve just warm it.
  • If you don’t have khoya, then you can prepare the dish without it.

Try this simple gajar ka halwa recipe in your own kitchen and serve hot. Enjoy the dish and please don’t forget to give your valuable comments. It is very important for me.

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