Gajar(Carrot) Ka Halwa/ How to make Gajar Halwa/Gajar Halwa Recipe
|Gajar Ka Halwa|
Gajar(carrot) ka Halwa is one of the most popular traditional North Indian winter dessert pudding. It is also known as gajrela.
Gajar Ka Halwa Recipe(step by step directions)
Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 50-60 minutes Serves: 4
Main ingredients: Carrot and milk
Recipe Type: Dessert
Cuisine: North Indian, Punjabi
level of cooking: medium
- 500gram grated carrot
- 2 tablespoons clarified butter (ghee)
- 500 ml milk
- 1/2 cup sugar or to taste
- 1/2 cup roasted mava (khoya) (optional)
- 1/4 cup chopped dry fruits as per choice
- 1/2 teaspoon cardamom (elaichi) powder
Rinse, peel and grate the carrot.
Heat the ghee in a heavy bottom deep pan on low flame.
Add the carrots and sauté on a medium flame for 5-8 minutes, while stirring continuously.
Pour the milk over roasted carrots and mix well. When it starts to boil reduce the flame.
Keep on stirring in between.
When the milk has 75% reduced, Add the sugar mix well and cook on a low flame for 15-20 minutes, while stirring continuously.
Add the cardamom powder and mava, mix well .cook until milk absorbed and mixture turns thick. It will take approx 10-15 minutes, stir occasionally in between to prevent sticking.