Sunday, May 12, 2013

Gajar Ka Halwa(Carrot sweet delight) - Mothers Day special

Happy Mothers Day to everyone. This is my mother and mother-in-laws favorite sweet dish. I dedicate this recipe to both my mother. Its a very famous sweet dish of India. Enjoy .

Serves- 4 people
Preparation time- 10 minutes
Cooking time- 20 minutes
Total time- 30 minutes
Level of difficulty- medium


  • Carrot- 500 g
  • Milk- 150 ml
  • Butter- 2 Tbsp
  • Khoya or Khoa - 400 g( Dried milk)
  • Sugar- as per taste
  • Cardamom
  • Dry fruits of your choice 
  • Grate the carrot.
  • Boil the carrot in a pressure cooker by adding milk and 2 Tbsp of water in low heat until twice the pressure is released.
  • In a pan heat butter and fry the carrot until the water is reduced to 70%.
  • Add sugar, dry fruits and khoa . Stir well and remove from heat.
Serve and enjoy !!!!

Happy Cooking and once again happy mothers day :)

By-Sushmita Pandit


  1. Definitely sweets are the best for two sweet ladies in your life. Interesting to find out that you used the pressure cooker, something I was never aware off.

    Btw, this is one of my fav desserts and a spoonful will satisfy my sugar rush.

  2. Love carrot halwa so much, this looks like the perfect treat to moms :)

  3. Delicious carrot halwa, Happy mother's day...

  4. nice treat to mother's day..halwa looks so tempting and yummy

  5. Love carrot halwa. A perfect treat for mother's day.

  6. Delicious.. Love gajar ka halwa Sush :-)

  7. Perfect treat for Mother's Day...lovely dessert..

  8. lovely carrot Halwa ! Wishing u too a belated Mother's day :)
    You have a real wonderful space :) Good to meet another blogger from Germany,I'm in Germany too,duisburg...

  9. yummy and delicious carrot halwa !!

  10. Easy & fast to cook recipe. yummy clicks.


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