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Carrot Halwa

 Published 2008-Jan-08   Updated 2017-Jun-19

- Submitted by Dahlia

(Gajar Ka Halwa)

Recipe For Carrot Halwa

Ingredients

  • Carrots - 2 cups (app. 4 carrots)
  • Milk - 2 cups
  • Sugar - 1 cup
  • Ghee - 2 tbsp
  • Nuts & Raisins - 1/4 cup (Almonds &/ Cashews)
  • Cardamon - 2 (crushed or use 1/4 tsp cardamom powder)

Method

  1. Wash and peel the carrots and grate them or grind them. Grating leaves some texture to the carrot at the end but grinding is equally good too.
  2. Heat the ghee in a small pan and fry the nuts and raisins in it.

    Carrot Halwa Preperation Step

  3. Heat the milk in a heavy bottomed pan and add the carrot to it.

    Carrot Halwa Preperation Step

  4. Cover and cook it on medium flame, stirring occasionally to avoid sticking to the bottom.
  5. After about 15-20 minutes, when all the milk is absorbed by the carrot, add sugar and stir continuously.

    Carrot Halwa Preperation Step

  6. After about 8 minutes the oil starts getting separated from the halwa. At this stage add cardamom powder, fried nuts and raisins and 1 tbsp of ghee.
  7. Mix for another minute and switch off.

    Carrot Halwa Preperation Step

Tips

  • To make cardamon powder, grind it with little sugar to get a fine powder.

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Comments (43)

Person   ()
Carrot halwa is something no one can say no to. But it takes much time to cook. Thank you for sharing this simple carrot halwa recipe which will take less time to make it and serve it hot.
Person   ()
Thank you. I am a big fan of carrot halwa too.
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supper
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Thank You.
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excellent recipe
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Thank you.
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Yummy
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Thank you.
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Nice dish..yummy Thanks for sharing
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I am glad you liked it.
Person   ()
this is a very simple method. and colour full and yummy tasty.
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Enjoy :-)
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Nice tips and yummy taste
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Thank You.
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Woooww yummy taste
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:-)
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It is very easy. Tks
Person   ()
Try and enjoy!!
Person   ()
From Afghanistan, omg it was so delicious !

Thanks for the recipe .
Person   ()
I never knew that making halwa is so easy.. It was amazing ..thank you so much for sharing this wonderfull recipe :)
Person   ()
Yes rash... try it and give your feedback..
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nic dish Enter text right here!
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Thank You.
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Thank u so much making it by easy way to understand .....I made it without milk i felt that also gives different taste and can store for more than 3 to 5 days too ♥ ♥ ♥
Person   ()
Yes. Milk adds a very unique flavour and texture to the halwa... Of course you can make without it too...
Person   ()
the carrots take really long to cook in the milk so i pressure cook it ...came out well thanks for the recipe
Person   ()
Yes thats true.... Yes you can pressure cook or even microwave it to speeden the process.
Person   ()
I will try any way this is very useful to me because my hubby loves sweet too much.
Person   ()
Hm. good.. try it... do try the other desserts too..
Person   ()
delicious sweet.
i love it.
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Thank You.
Person   ()
Delicious sweet.
i love it.
Person   ()
I like to much sweet,i c yor ceret halwa recipi ill try to mak,thans 4 recip
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Try it and give your feedback.
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Delicious dish
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thank you.
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thanks very good
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nice dish
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Thank you.
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I will try
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good dish
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Thank You.
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very nice i tried it i enjoyed it

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Old Comments

Comment by lalith shivanna
can we use butter in place of ghee
 
Reply :-
Yes you can.

Comment by teri stich stich
In this recipe for Carrot Halwa the amount of Cardamon is cut off so I don't know how much or if it's the powder or buds. Can you clarify please
 
Reply :-
You can use either crush 2 cardamom pods and use it or use 1/4 tsp of cardamom powder.

Comment by Kokila Perumal on 04 April 2010 03:07AM
Hi Dahlia, Iam a beginner and i wanted to try a sweet. this sounded simple and easy.. tried it and everyone at home liked it.. they wouldn't say otherwise!! thanks for the receipe :)
Will definitely do this :)
 
Reply :-
Hi Kokila, Nice to hear that your family members loved it. Keep trying different recipes confidently and soon you will become an expert cook.

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