How to make Quick Gajar Halwa -

Who said you always have to wait to eat Gajar ka Halwa? This quick, yet utterly delicious Gajar ka Halwa can be made in a jiffy

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Orange carrots, Ghee (घी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

Quick Gajar Halwa

Quick Gajar Halwa Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Quick Gajar Halwa Recipe

  • Orange carrots , peeled and boiled 7-8

  • Ghee 4 tablespoons

  • Sugar 1/2 cup

  • Condensed milk 1/4 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Fresh mawa / khoya , grated 1/2 cup + tablespoons

  • Almonds , slivered 10-12

  • Pistachios , slivered 10-12


Step 1

Grate the carrots coarsely.

Step 2

Melt pure ghee in a deep pan, add carrots and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Add sugar and mix and cook stirring continuously till the sugar melts.

Step 3

Add condensed milk and green cardamom powder and mix well.

Step 4

Add ½ cup mawa and mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes.

Step 5

Switch the heat off and add the remaining mawa and mix well.

Step 6

Transfer onto a serving platter, garnish with almonds and pistachios and serve.

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