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Gajar Halwa



Gajar Halwa is a traditional Indian dessert made with grated carrots, milk, sugar, and clarified butter (ghee). It is often garnished with nuts such as almonds, pistachios, and cashews. It is a popular dessert and is served during festivals and special occasions. Gajar Halwa is usually served hot or warm, and is often accompanied by a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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carrots, grated

2 lbs

whole milk

2 cups


1 cup


1/2 cup

chopped almonds

1/4 cup

chopped cashews

1/4 cup


1/4 cup

cardamom powder

1 teaspoon

saffron strands

1 teaspoon



Step 1:

Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed pan over medium heat.

Step 2:

Add grated carrots and sauté for 5 minutes.

Step 3:

Add milk and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 4:

Add sugar and cook for another 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 5:

Add almonds, cashews, raisins, cardamom powder and saffron strands.

Step 6:

Cook for another 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 7:

Serve hot or cold. Enjoy!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 49885 users have chowed down on Gajar Halwa a whopping 90704 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Indore, Lucknow, Delhi, Pune, Mumbai are the top 5 cities gobbling up Gajar Halwa like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Gajar Halwa, our users are head over heels in december, but the interest cools down in june.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Gajar Halwa is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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