Carrot Halwa (Gajar ka halwa)

Carrot Halwa


Carrots- 6 medium (grated)

Unsweetened khoya- 1/2 cup (grated)

Sugar- 1/2 cup

Ghee or clarified butter- 4 Tbsp

Cashew- 3 Tbsp

Raisins- 2 Tbsp

Cardamom powder- 1/2 tsp


Heat clarified butter in a pan on medium heat, then add cashews and sauté until light golden brown. Add raisins mix for 5-6 seconds and quickly remove the cashews and raisins leaving behind clarified butter in the pan.

Carrot Halwa

Now add the grated carrots and cook them nicely in the ghee (for 8-10 minutes).

Carrot Halwa

Add khoya give it a nice stir and lastly add  sugar.

Carrot Halwa

Mix and cook for 6-8 minutes until everything is well combined and comes together. Add in cardamom powder and mix.

Carrot Halwa

Garnish with cashews and raisins!

Carrot Halwa


Carrot Halwa


23 thoughts on “Carrot Halwa (Gajar ka halwa)

  1. Carrot halwa is a favourite in our house. Like you, I have it stored away in my folders looking for an opportunity to post. Your’s looks so delicious and the consistency and colour are perfect!

  2. Your Carrot Halwa looks utterly delicious and I am most intrigued by this recipe – it has such wonderful ingredients and such a fabulous color – I would love to have a taste of this as carrots with their natural sweetnees are some of my very favorite vegetables!
    Have a great week!

    • Thanks Andrea! absolutely, juicy carrots with solidified milk and cashew brings a rich taste and sugar added to the halwa gives it a glossy finish and sweetness to the dish..Its one of the most common and wanted dessert in many homes and ceremonies!!

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