Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Gajar Ka Halwa گاجر کا حلوہ

Gajar Ka Halwa

Gajar Ka Halwa is one of the most popular dessert during  winter in Pakistan and liked by all age groups.


  • Grated Carrot (Kadookash Gajar)   4 kg
  • Khoya  250 gram
  • Pistachio  50 gram
  • Almond (soak in water and remove skin)  50 gram
  • Raisin (Kishmish) 25 gram
  • Cloves 10 nos.
  • Cardamom green 10 nos.
  • Mace  chopped pieces 1 teaspoon
  • Sugar  1 cup or little more according to your taste
  • Butter/Desi ghee  1 cup


  • Put grated carrot in a pan and cook on low flame for 6-8 hours till most of the water (80%)  is evaporated and volume reduced to less than 1/4 with gradual stirring to avoid sticking to pan.
  • Now add sugar, cloves, mace, cardamom green and Desi ghee/butter to it and cook for 10 minutes till sugar dissolved.
  • Now sprinkle almond, pistachio, raisin and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • At last sprinkle khoya in pieces and stirr for 1-2 minutes then put of flame.
  • Delicious Gajar Ka halwa is ready.
  • Serve hot.
  • Serving size 1/2 to 1 cup only.