Dec 3, 2012

Gajar Ka Halwa/ Carrot Pudding

According to BM#23, I choose carrot theme for 1st week, under this I prefer to prepare Gajar Ka Halwa, because it very healthy and yumm. You can preserve this halwa for 2-3 days in winter days in airtight glass with lid in freeze.
For enhancing this taste you can add mawa/ khoya or condense milk to more thickness and richness. For garnishing you can add chopped cashews and pistas on the top of halwa and also garnish with silver warq. As per cooking view, gajar ka halwa is very time-consuming halwa but still very simple to prepare compare to lentil based halwa which takes more physical power too.
The halwa/ halva mean sweet which mostly made by Indian on every occasion of happiness, for halwa there is no need of any celebration…. But in winter season or festival time, we all made halwa first in own home. There is two type of halwa one is flour based and second is nut based.
In India, there are various types of Halwa/halva or Pudding you can say like gajar ka halwa, moong dal ka halwa, sooji ka halwa or aatte ka halwa. This time I prefer carrot halwa which generally every Indian made in winter season.

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes
Serving: 2 Cups

5-6 Carrots, Peel and Grated
300 ml Milk
1 Cup Sugar (as per taste)
2 Tsp. Cardamom Powder
2 Tbsp. Clarifying butter/ Desi Ghee
Little Saffron (4-5 threads)
Few Chopped Pistachios and Cashews


Wash and peel the carrots and grate it. It more than 1 cup grated carrots. Now soak the saffron in few drops of milk.
Heat the wok on medium flame and add clarifying butter or desi ghee. Now add grated carrots and stir well for 4-5 minutes. Now add warm milk (double of carrots) approx. in wok. Stir continuously on low flame till to milk is absorbed. (check in pictorial)
When milk is absorbed completely then adds cardamom powder, saffron and sugar. Mix well and again stir continuously with ladle and now remove from the fire and garnish with chopped pista's and cashews.

Submit this recipe with following events:

Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#23
60 days to Christmas Hosted by Priya and Christmas Cookoff event hosted by Foodomania
Celebrating 1st Anniversary Event Hosted by Siris
WTML event hosted by Nithu Bala



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  6. Love this simple and delicious dessert!!! so perfect for this season!!!
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  7. I love Carrot Halwa..this looks juicy.. and tempting

  8. Can never say no for this sweet!

  9. Yummm...I love this halwa!!!Looks so inviting!

  10. Nice Recipe. Looking Yummy .

    Presentation also good.

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  11. It looks very inviting. Good Job Preeti

  12. I am a big fan of this halwa. Really nice!

  13. I just love the halwa. Perfectly made

  14. looks so nice and colorful...I could take a spoonful right now

  15. Rich and delicious looking carrot halwa. I like that color of Delhi carrots beautiful...

  16. A classic dessert.Nice clicks..

  17. nice and looks tasty


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