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Gajar Halwa




Carrot - 450 Gms.
Milk 750 Gm.
single cream Single cream
Granulated sugar 75 Gm.
Ghee (clarified butter) 45 Ml.
Khoya (reduced milk) 45 Gm.
Ground almonds 100 Gm.
Green cardamom 6 Nos.
Cashewnuts 25 Gm.

Preparation Method

  • Peel carrot and grate.
  • In a large heavy bottomed pan, add cream and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Lower heat and simmer, stirring occasionally to prevent it from sticking to the pan.
  • Cook for at least one hour, till milk has thickened and stir in the sugar. Allow to simmer for further 20 mins. stirring occasionally.
  • Add khoya, ground almonds, crushed cardamom seeds and sultanas. Cook for another 5-10mins, until the mixture is greasy on the surface.
  • Transfer to serving dish and serve garnished with sultanas and cashewnuts.
  • Serve hot or cold as preferred.



Time taken -- 2 hrs.

Serves -- 4.






Nisha's Kitchen - A large,collection of Indian recipes