Gajar Ka Halwa




Gajar/Carrots – 2 lbs

Sugar – 1n1/2 cup

Milk – 1 cup

Ghee/Butter – 4 to 5 tsps

Cashews – 8

Raisins – 5 or 6


1. Peel, wash and grate all the carrots.

Take a wide pan and heat about 3 tsps of ghee/butter. To this, add the finely grated carrots and fry for about 5 or 6 mins or until it changes to a darker orange/brownish color.

2. Now, add a cup of milk to the carrots. Cook for about 2 to 3 mins.

3. Now, add the sugar, mix well and cook for about 12 to 15 mins.

4. In another pan, take a tsp of ghee, fry the cashews and raisins and add these to the halwa.

5. Serve just as a dessert or along side some plain vanilla ice-cream.