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Author vahchef Yield No Value
Published Sep 27, 2007 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Desserts/Sweets Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Other Standing Time 1 hour


Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Sugar 450 Grams
Cardamom Seeds 1 Teaspoons
Pistachios 2 Tablespoons
Ghee 3 Tablespoons
Water 3/4 Cup
Raisins 2 Tablespoons
Carrots 1000 Grams
Milk 1000 ml
Almonds 2 Tablespoons


  • Wash and grate the carrots. Soak the raisins in water for 30 minutes. Blanch and shred the nuts.
  • Put the water to boil, when it starts boiling add the grated carrots. Cook for 5-7 minutes.
  • Add the milk. Cook on a low flame for 1 hour stirring occasionally. Add sugar, mix well and cook till the sugar has dissolved and all the milk has been absorbed.
  • Add ghee and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Add the slightly crushed cardamoms and the raisins. Mix well.
  • Remove the gajjar halwa from heat and arrange in a serving dish. Garnish with almonds and pistachios. Serve cold, hot or at room temperature.
  • Posted Sep 27, 2007

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    Harika Oct 28, 2011
    Add some condensed milk while adding sugar it taste yum :)

    Sophia Pereira Jun 11, 2009
    It would be better if the carrot is fried in the ghee for sometime and then add milk instead of water so that it taste much better. and rest other ingredients are same

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