Gajar (Carrot) Halwa



  • 1 cup ghee
  • 3 cup carrots (peeled and grated)
  • 1 cup sugar (as per your taste)
  • 6-8 cashew nuts (roughly chopped)
  • 1 tbsp rasins
  • 1 1/2 tbsp green cardamom seeds powder (hari eliachi powder)
  • 1 cup mawa/khoya (grated)


Note: You can add dry-fruits of your choice such as almonds, pistachio, cashew nuts and rasins.

    1. Heat 1/2 cup ghee in a non-stick deep pan or kadhai (if using kadhai add more then 1/2 cup ghee).
    2. Then add carrots and cook on low flame for 8-10 minutes or until carrots start changing it’s colour.
    3. Keep mixing it in between so that carrot does not stick to bottom of the pan.
    4. Then add sugar and cook for 4-5 minutes or till the sugar dissolves completely.
    5. Now add the crushed cardamom seeds and mawa and cook on low-medium flame mixing continuosly.
    6. In another non-stick pan, heat 1/4 cup ghee.
      add cashew nuts and rasins and cook them on low-medium flame until cashew nuts turns bit golden-brown and rasins starts puffing-up.(You can even saute them seperately)
    7. Add these to the halwa and mix it completely.



Khud Khao, Sabko Khilao 😀


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