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.

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Gajar Ka Halwa

Recipe by VipashaCourse: Dessert, SweetCuisine: Indian
Servings

12

servings
Prep time

30

minutes
Cooking time

50

minutes
Calories

140

kcal
Total time

1

hour 

20

minutes

This winter special Gajar Ka Halwa also called Gajrela is made up by grated carrots, milk and Sugar. Can have as dessert in winter.

Ingredients

Directions

  • Wash, peel & grate carrots (गाजर). Keep aside.
  • Soak raisins (किशमिश) in a little water, shred almonds (बादाम), chop dates (खजूर). Keep aside.
  • Take milk (दूध), grated carrots (गाजर) and add green cardamom (छोटी इलायची) in a thick base pan. Cook simmer until liquid evaporates.
  • In a thick base pan heat clarified butter (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.
  • Add sugar, mix well and further cook until the gajar ka halwa turns into deep reddish color.
  • 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.
  • Garnish with some shredded almonds (बादाम) and serve hot.
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