12 February, 2018
Gajar(Carrot) ka halwa or gajrela
Gajar ka halwa also known as gajrela or gajorer halwa, is a carrot -based sweet dessert. This dessert is made traditionally in India, mainly on the occasion of Diwali, Holi, Eid-Al-Fitr and Raksha Bandhan.It is served hot in winter. Gajar ka halwa is a very delicious and healthy sweet for parties.
- 1kg. carrot (peeled and grated)
- 1lit. milk (double cream)
- 400ml condensed milk
- 2 1/2cups sugar or as per taste
- 3/4 cup ghee
- 1tsp cardamom powder
- 8-10 cashew
- 2tsp pistachio(finely chopped)
- 8-10 blanched almond(finely chopped)
cook the grated carrot with milk in a pressure cooker for five minutes or give one whistle with medium flame.
Take a heavy based pan heat ghee add cardamom powder and boiled carrot, sugar, stirring constantly for 8-10 minutes do not leave it alone if left alone it can stick to the bottom and burn .
Add condensed milk stirring regularly, cook for 5-7 minutes add blanched almonds.Gajar ka halwa is ready.garnish with cashews and pistachios.