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Gajar ka Halwa


  • 1200 ml full fat Milk
  • 3 tbsps Ghee
  • Seeds of 4 Cardamoms crushed
  • 2.2 lbs - 1 kg grated Carrots
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup grated Khoya
  • 1 cup of mixed dry Fruit and Nuts soaked in water Raisins, Pistachios, Cashews and Almonds
  • More dry Fruits and Nuts for garnish


  • Boil the milk stirring constantly till it’s reduced down to 1000 ml of milk and cream
  • Heat the ghee and add the crushed cardamom seeds
  • Add the grated carrots and saute for a few mins
  • Spoon in the milk and cream and start to cook the carrots, stirring constantly
  • The process should take 30 - 40 mins depending on how cooked you want to cook the carrots
  • Halfway through add the grated khoya
  • Once ready add the dried fruits or nuts
  • You can either spoon this dessert into a dish, top with nuts and serve or you can spoon it into a mold and set it to cool over night before turning it out