Gajar ka Halwa (Carrot Pudding)

Gajar ka Halwa (Carrot Pudding)

Carrot pudding is a savory dessert that's healthier than your average sweets!

  • Prep Time5 min
  • Cook Time10 min
  • Total Time15 min
  • Suitable for diet


For Your Carrot Pudding

  • 1⁄2 cup ghee
  • 4 medium carrots, grated
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1⁄4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 1⁄2 tsp ground green cardamom
  • 1⁄2 tsp rose water
  • 2 TBSP golden raisins
  • 2 TBSP chopped cashews
  • 1 TBSP chopped almonds
  • 1 tsp minced pistachios



Melt 1⁄3 cup ghee in a skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in carrots.


Add milk and bring to a boil.


Reduce heat to medium. Cook while stirring occasionally until carrots are tender and sauce is thickened, about 30–35 minutes.


Stir in sugar, cream, cardamom, and rose water. Cook until sugar is dissolved and halwa is thick, about 25 minutes.


Melt remaining ghee in a skillet over medium-high heat.


Cook raisins, cashews, and almonds until raisins are plump and nuts are lightly toasted, about 3–4 minutes.


Stir mixture into halwa and garnish with pistachios.


Serve at room temperature.

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