Gajar ka halwa recipe with condensed milk | how to make carrot halwa with milkmaid at home

Gajar ka halwa recipe with condensed milk | how to make carrot halwa at home with detailed photos and video recipe. Vey famous, typical and exotic Indian pudding recipe prepared with grated carrots. The recipe is also known as gajar ka halwa OR gajrelaa in many parts of India. The recipe is quite quick and prepared with NO ADDED sugar. This recipe is prepared during the indian festivals.gajar-halwa-priyascurrynation

Gajar ka halwa recipe with condensed milk | how to make carrot halwa at home with detailed photos and video recipe.  Gajar ka halwa is a traditional dessert recipe eaten during Indian festivals like navratri, diwali ,holi or Eid. The main ingredient of the recipe is grated carrot and milk. Traditionally, this recipe is prepared with milk and sugar. I am sharing an alternate method which requires a bit less time.Condensed milk is already VERY sweet in taste so you don’t need to add sugar at all.

There is always a space for a dessert and I usually don’t care about the fats and calories when I have any dessert. 😉 I totally agree that this gajar halwa is a full of fats recipe but there are some powerful health benefits of carrots as well. carrots are a good source of antioxidants. Carrot helps you to boost immunity, to prevent heart disease,to lower blood pressure, to improve eyesight etc. Well, You will get the fresh carrots usually in winters so I called it “Winter Super special recipe” of mine.gajar-halwa-priyascurrynation

I prepared this recipe on Sunday as it was our wedding anniversary <3 (I already shared the stories on my instagram and facebook.:) ) I prepared this recipe mainly because our friends were asking to make something typical Indian sweet and wanted a anni special treat 😉 . undoubtedly my choice was this gajar halwa because This is my season’s first halwa and Mr.husband loves gajar halwa a lot.

So before I share the recipe steps, here are few key points for this gajar ka halwa recipe. This is a,

  • Power pack recipe
  • full of nuts
  • full of calories which helps in those cases where you are trying to gain some weight 😉
  • Very rich and delicious recipe
  • So creamy because of milk
  • unique in flavor because condensed milk is used here
  • less time required to prepare this recipe
  • very easy to prepare
  • this can be your next favorite Indian dessert recipe

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Gajar ka halwa recipe with condensed milk | how to make carrot halwa at home video recipe:

gajar ka halwa with condensed milk recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 


Course: Dessert, indian sweets
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2 cups [approx]
Author: Priya Jo
Ingredients
  • 500 gms fresh carrots
  • 1/4 cup ghee / clarified butter
  • 1/4 cup condensed milk [approx] to you taste
  • 1/4 cup dry-fruits (almonds,cashews and pistachios) optional
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
Instructions
  1. wash fresh gajar/carrots and peel the skin of it.

  2. grate carrots and keep it aside.

  3. heat ghee.

  4. when the ghee melts, add grated carrots.

  5. saute it until it changes in color.

  6. add milk.

  7. mix it well.

  8. boil the mixture until milk evaporates.

  9. add milkmaid/condensed milk and mix.

  10. keep stirring occasionally.

  11. as you can see, milk will evaporate and mixture becomes thick.

  12. add cardamom powder.

  13. add some dry-fruits.

  14. mix and stir until halwa leaves the sides.

  15. serve hot.

Recipe Notes
  • you can use homemade condensed milk as well. I am using Amul milkmaid here.
  • always use fresh carrots.
  • you can store this gajar halwa in a refrigerator for 3-4 days. use an airtight container.
  • in case of storing, warm it enough before serving.

how to make carrot halwa,gajar ka halwa with milkmaid at home recipe with step by step photos:

  1. wash fresh gajar/carrots and peel the skin of it.
  2. grate carrots and keep it aside.
  3. heat ghee.gajar-halwa-priyascurrynation
  4. when the ghee melts, add grated carrots.gajar-halwa-priyascurrynation
  5. saute it until it changes in color.gajar-halwa-priyascurrynation
  6. add milk.gajar-halwa-priyascurrynation
  7. mix it well.gajar-halwa-priyascurrynation
  8. boil the mixture until milk evaporates.gajar-halwa-priyascurrynation
  9. add milkmaid/condensed milk and mix.gajar-halwa-priyascurrynation
  10. keep stirring occasionally.gajar-halwa-priyascurrynation
  11. as you can see, milk will evaporate and mixture becomes thick.
  12. add cardamom powder.gajar-halwa-priyascurrynation
  13. add some dry-fruits.gajar-halwa-priyascurrynation
  14. mix and stir until halwa leaves the sides.gajar-halwa-priyascurrynation
  15. serve hot.

recipe notes,

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  • you can use homemade condensed milk as well. I am using Amul milkmaid here.
  • always use fresh carrots.
  • you can store this gajar halwa in a refrigerator for 3-4 days. use airtight container.
  • in case of storing, warm it enough before serving.

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