Gajar Ka Halwa (Indian Shredded carrot pudding)

Gajar Ka Halwa (Indian Shredded carrot pudding)

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Servings: 12
Calories: 166


  • 2.2 lb Carrots gajar, washed, peeled, shredded
  • 6 floz Milk
  • 2 1/2 oz Sugar
  • 2 1/2 oz Brown sugar
  • 1 tsp Green cardamom choti elaichi powder
  • 4 tbsp Ghee
  • 2 tbsp Almonds badaani, slivered
  • 2 1/2 tbsp Raisins kishmistf
  • 2 1/2 tbsp Walnuts akhrot, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Cloves hung, ground
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg jaiphal, ground
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon dalchini, ground


  • Boil the carrots and milk in a pan. Reduce heat to moderate and cook for 20-25 minutes, stirring continuously, till the mixture is nearly dry.
  • Add both the sugars and half of the green cardamom powder, stirring continuously for 10 - 12 minutes. Remove and keep aside.
  • Heat the ghee in a pan on moderate heat; fry the almonds until golden. Add the carrot mixture, raisins, walnuts, and ground spices. Cook till the mixture begins to separate from the sides.
  • Serve hot garnished with the remaining green cardamom powder.
Calories: 166 kcal
Carbohydrates: 24 g
Protein: 2 g
Fat: 8g
Saturated Fat: 4 g
Cholesterol: 14 mg
Sodium: 67 mg
Potassium: 343 mg
Fiber: 3 g
Sugar: 16 g
Vitamin A: 13917 IU
Vitamin C: 5 mg
Calcium: 58 mg
Iron: 1 mg
Dishes Puddings
Cuisine Indian
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