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how to make gajar ka halwa



Gajar Ka Halwa, also known as 'carrot halwa' or 'gajrela' is a traditional Indian sweet dish made with carrots, milk, sugar, and ghee. It's a popular dessert in India, especially during winter when fresh, juicy carrots are in abundance. Gajar Ka Halwa is rich in vitamins and minerals, thanks to the high carrot content. It's usually garnished with chopped nuts and served warm or cold.

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grated carrots

2 cups


2 cups

fat milk


1/2 cup

ghee (clarified butter)

2 tablespoons

cardamom powder

1/4 teaspoon

chopped pistachios or almonds for garnish.

1/4 cup



Step 1:

Wash, peel, and grate the carrots.

Step 2:

Heat the ghee in a heavy bottomed pan.

Step 3:

Add the grated carrots to the pan and saute until they are slightly changed in color.

Step 4:

Add the milk and bring the mixture to a boil.

Step 5:

Simmer the heat and let the mixture cook until the milk reduces to half.

Step 6:

Stir in the sugar and mix until it is well combined.

Step 7:

Sprinkle the cardamom powder and cook for a couple of more minutes.

Step 8:

Garnish the halwa with chopped nuts and serve warm or cold.

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