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Gajar ka Halwa is a classic sweet dessert from India. It is made by cooking grated carrots in milk, sugar, and ghee, with a generous amount of dried fruits and nuts. The dessert is traditionally enjoyed in winters, when red carrots are in season. It's highly nutritious as it contains a high amount of vitamin A from carrots.

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peeled and grated carrots

2 cups


2 cups

fat milk


3/4 cup

ghee (clarified butter)

2 tablespoons

cardamom powder

1/2 teaspoon

almonds and raisins

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Heat ghee in a pan and add the grated carrots. Saute the carrots for about 6-8 mins.

Step 2:

Add milk into the pan with the sautéed carrots and cook them together on a low flame.

Step 3:

Once the milk has reduced considerably and the carrots are cooked thoroughly, add sugar, cardamom powder, and the nuts.

Step 4:

Cook on a low flame until the halwa thickens and leaves the sides of the pan.

Step 5:

Gajar halwa is best served hot, garnished with nuts.

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