Gajar ka Halwa / Carrot pudding

Make a mouth-watering pudding with carrots, milk and topped with loads of nuts!
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Keyword dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Priya Shiva


  • 6 medium sized carrot
  • 2 cups Milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  • 1/2 cup khoya/Dried Milk
  • 2 Green Cardamom crushed
  • 3 tbsp Mix of nuts almonds, cashews, dry grapes


  1. Add 1 tbsp ghee in a heavy bottom frying pan and fry nuts on low flame till cashews turn light brown. Transfer it in a plate and keep it ready for garnishing.
  2. Clean the carrots, peel the skin and grate it. Add 1 tbsp ghee in a pan and saute the carrots in low flame.
  3. Now add milk to it and cook on low flame for about 15-20 minutes.
  4. Keep stirring in between and when the carrots have soaked the milk, add sugar to it and mix it well.
  5. Cook it for 5 minutes till the sugar is completely soaked by the carrots and add khoya and cardamom powder and mix it well.
  6. Transfer it into a bowl and add nuts for garnishing.