Gajar Ka Halwa

Gajar Ka Halwa (गाजर का हलवा) or Gajrela (गजरेला) is a most famous Indian dessert mostly available in winters; but you can make it in every season only if you found red carrot on that season… 😛

In my home during winter season almost every week we make this yummy tasty Gajrela. No one take a place of it in my home, everyone just love it.

Want to try out this Gajrela recipes??? Tell me how it is made??? I love to hear words from my readers.

Serves 12

Gajar Ka Halwa

30 minPrep Time

50 minCook Time

1 hr, 20 Total Time

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  1. Wash, peel & grate carrots (गाजर). Keep aside.
  2. Soak raisins (किशमिश) in a little water, shred almonds (बादाम), chop dates (खजूर). Keep aside.
  3. Take milk (दूध), grated carrots (गाजर) and add green cardamom (छोटी इलायची) in a thick base pan. Cook simmer until liquid evaporates.
  4. In a thick base pan heat ghee (घी) and add milk (दूध) - carrots (गाजर) mixture. Cook for 10-15 minute on a medium flame. Keep stirring often, so that the milk (दूध) - carrots (गाजर) mixture doesn’t stick to the bottom of the pan.
  5. Add sugar, mix well and further cook until the gajar ka halwa turns into deep reddish color.
  6. Remove raisins (किशमिश) water and add into gajar ka halwa with shredded almonds (बादाम) and chopped dates (खजूर). Mix well and immediately remove from flame.
  7. Garnish with some shredded almonds (बादाम) and serve hot.
Cuisine: North Indian | Recipe Type: Dessert


• If you are in hurry use condensed milk (milkmaid) instead of milk (दूध) and if needed then only add sugar (चीनी).

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