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Gajar Ka Halwa | Traditional Indian Carrot Pudding Recipe

Easy Gajar Halwa Recipe

Carrot Pudding aka Gajar Halwa, one of the most popular dessert from India. Recipe details how to make best gajar halwa
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 45 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 6 Portions
Calories 513 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1.5 Kgs Fresh Carrots
  • 1 Litre Full Fat Milk
  • 120-150 Grams Sugar
  • 4 Tablespoon Ghee / Clarified Butter
  • 4 Tablespoon Almonds Chopped
  • 4 Tablespoon Cashews Chopped
  • 4 Tablespoon Raisins
  • 2 Teaspoon Cardamom Powder
  • 200 Grams Mava / Khoya

Instructions
 

  • First of all, peel, wash and grate fresh carrots.
    Peeled and Grated Carrots for Gajar Halwa
  • Heat a heavy bottom Pan/Kadhai over medium heat and add Desi Ghee to it. Add grated carrots and roast them for 4-5 minutes.
    How to make Gajar ka halwa
  • Add milk to it and let the carrots cook in milk. Keep stirring in between. When 90 percent of milk is evaporated, add sugar and mix well. Let the moisture from sugar evaporate.
  • Now add khoya, chopped almonds, cashews and raisins and mix well. Let it cook till all the moisture evaporates.
  • Add cardamom powder and mix well. Switch off the heat and garnish with chopped nuts. Serve hot and enjoy...
    Gajar Ka Halwa Recipe | Traditional Indian Carrot Pudding | Your Food Fantasy

Notes

  • For best results use tender and juicy carrots.
  • I have used british carrots in my recipe but you can use red carrots as well.
  • Adjust the amount of sugar according to your taste.
  • Whilst I have used a few nuts to enhance the taste, you may skip it.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Easy Gajar Halwa Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 513 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 176mg8%
Potassium 981mg28%
Carbohydrates 63g21%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 32g36%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 847IU17%
Vitamin C 25mg30%
Calcium 58mg6%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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