Gajar Halwa

Recipe by Lata Anand of Santa Clara, US


Ingredients vegetarian 8 servings

  • 1 kg Carrot
  • ¼ liter Milk
  • 250 gms. Dry Milk
  • 2 tbsps. Clarified Butter
  • 10 nos. Almonds
  • 10 nos. Cashews
  • 10 gms. Raisins
  • 1 tsp Cardamom, powder


  1. Peel, wash and then grate carrots.
  2. Heat a thick bottomed pan. Add grated carrots and milk. Bring it to a boil and then reduce flame, cook for about 20 minutes until all the milk is absorbed.
  3. Add clarified butter (ghee) in it and stir constantly on medium flame for 10-15 minutes untill carrots are golden in color.
  4. Add sugar. Stir constantly while continuing to cook.
  5. Once all the water is evaporated, remove from heat and mix khoya.
  6. Garnish with sliced almonds, cashew nuts and raisins.

Gajar halwa is relished hot as well as cold.


Neha Bedi

There is no mention of the quantity of sugar to be added .one can add khoya as per ones taste but amt of sugar required is must.also pls advise the use of dry milk!!!!!!!!!!


Wats d quantity of sugar?????????


as everyone, what is the amount of sugar and what is khoya??? thanks



Hi...this recipe is very easy and yummy.. I used sweet condensed milk instead of sugar and khoya..i dint put fresh milk turned too good..try!



This receipe is too good. and insted of Khoya we can use Milk maid also this we can add at time of mixing milk and carrot this will reduce time to cook. Please check it.

Rashmi Gupta

i think u mean khoya by dry milk.

Manjulaa Premraj

Add Sugar??????????? Quantity?


there is no mention of how much sugar and khoya is to be used and when to use the dry milk.


There is no mention of how much sugar should be used & also whether to cook on low or high heat after adding sugar.


just to say that u have not specified the amount of sugar as well as you dnt not say where to use the dry milk as stated in ur ing. thanks