Friday, February 22, 2013

Carrot Halwa

Dear Friends

It is one of the best desserts and goes great with kids.It is best ever eaten  along with ice cream :)


  • 1 Cup grated Carrots
  • 1/2 Cup sugar or sweetended condensed milk
  • 1 1/2 Cup Milk
  • 1/2 Tsp Cardamom powder
  • 1/4 Cup ghee
  • 2 Tablespoons Ghee for Frying
  • A handful of Cashew nuts and/or pistachios or silvered almonds
  • 1/2 Cup of Raisins(optional)


Step 1:

Put nuts and pistachios into a bowl.

Step 2:

In a small saucepan,Add the ghee on medium heat..

Step 3:

Add raisins.and fry until it is golden.Transfer it into the bowl.

Step 4:

Take a frying pan,add 2 Tablespoons of ghee and add the  carrots  on medium heat and cook till the raw smell goes.

Step 5:

Add the cashew nuts into the remaining ghee and fry until it is brown in color. Keep the fried nuts/raisins aside.

Step 6:

Add Sugar to the carrot mixture on medium heat.

Step 7:

Mix well and allow it to cook.

Step 8:

Allow the milk to boil in a separate sauce pan on medium heat.

Step 9:

Add the ghee roasted carrots sugar mixture to the boiling milk on simmering heat.Let it boil while stirring continuously until the milk gets evaporated and it is thickened

Step 10:

.Add cardamom powder and let it stir for about few minutes or until it is semi dry. Switch off the heat.Add roasted cashew nuts/pistachios and raisins.mix well.

Step 11:

Allow the carrot halwa to cool once.

Step 12:
It is best to serve it along with any flavor of ice cream or eat it as an dessert :)


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  1. Delicious Halwa.. Love to have it with vanilla ice cream

  2. very mouth watering halwa!!! making me drool!!Thanks for sending this yummy recipe to my event.. Looking for more yummy recipes...

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