Gajar Ka Halwa | Carrot Halwa
Gajar ka halwa, also known as carrot halwa, is a traditional Indian sweet dish made with freshly grated carrots, ghee, milk, khoya, and sugar.
Yield: 10 servings
- 500 gms Carrot
- 750 ml Milk
- 50 gms Khoya or Mawa (Milk Solids) grated
- ⅔ cup Sugar Adjust as per your taste bud
- 8-10 nos Cashew Nuts
- 8-10 nos Raisins
- 2-3 tablespoon Ghee (Clarified Butter)
Peel the carrots and grate them. Leave the grated carrot aside for 30 minutes.
Dry roast the cashew nuts in ghee and keep them aside.
Now heat ghee in a wok and add the grated carrots. Fry them for 5-8 minutes and put the cardamom powder.
Then add the milk and cook under slow flame until the milk evaporates. Keep on stirring in between to avoid sticking to the pan.
Now add the sugar and grated khoya. Allow to mix them evenly with other ingredients while continuously stirring it.
Switch off the gas before the halwa dries up completely. Add the raisins and roasted cashew nuts. Serve it either hot or cool.