Carrot Halwa | Gajar Ka Halwa | Punjab Gajrela

Carrot Halwa

Cuisine Style: Punjab, North India, Pakistan | Cooking Time: 45 minutes | To Serve: 4 | Type: Special


  • Grated carrots-2 cups
  • Milk-4 cups
  • Cardamom powder-1/2 tbsp
  • Sugar-2 cups
  • Almond-2
  • Cashew Nut-3
  • Pistachio-3
  • Kismis-4
  • Ghee-5 tbs


  • Peel off the carrot skin and grate and keep aside (make sure that your grater hole is too thin or maximum thin)
  • In a wide pan take 1 tbs of ghee and roast (light brown) all the dry fruits and keep it aside
  • In the same pan fry the grated carrot for 2 minutes and this make the carrot tender
  • Pour the milk to the pan and cook for 35 (or till the milk dries up) minutes in medium flame
    Now add sugar and cook for 3 to 5 minutes. Then add cardamom powder.Cut off heat.
  • Before serving add 4 tbs of ghee
  • Garnish with dry fruits server cold / warm / hot


  • You can mix water with milk in equal proportion and prepare


  • You can boil the carrot and prepare this recipe you will get soft halwa.
  • For Instant carrot halwa use condensed milk and khoya, Khoa.

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