02 October, 2006

Gajar(Carrot) ka Halwa

As today is Vijaya Dashami I felt like cooking some authentic Indian sweet. What else can be better than Carrot Halwa which hardly takes anytime... My mom is a expert when it comes to Gajar ka Halwa... there are different ways of making it...Here is my mom's recipe...

Gajar(Carrot) ka Halwa

3 Cups of grated carrots
1/2 cup of milk
1/2 cup of sugar
1-2 tblsp of Ghee
Few strings of Saffron
Few Cashwes and Raisins
4-5 Cardamom


Take grated carrots and milk in a pan and cook.
When the carrot is almost cooked add sugar and cook for few more minutes.
When the sugar is melted add a spoon or two of Ghee.
Fry cashews and raisins in ghee and add them to the halwa mixture.
Atlast add cardamom powder and mix them well.
Transfer the halwa into a serving dish and garnish them with cashwes and raisins. Serve it hot or cold.

Gajar(Carrot) ka Halwa

You can serve hot carrot halwa with vanilla icecream which compliments each other vey well.


  1. Waouh ! je crois que j'ai tout compris dans cette recette, ce qui n'est pas évident, car l'anglais et moi... pfff... et je vais de ce pas l'essayer.
    J'aurai au moins appris ce qu'était le "ghee".

  2. bonjour calystegia,
    j'ai employé ce site Web http://www.babelfish.altavista.com/ pour traduire ce que vous avez écrit dans... l'espoir français-anglais à des aides de cet emplacement vous trop en traduisant... l'espoir anglais-français qu'il vous aide... des acclamations


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