Carrot halwa – A bowlful of nourishment and goodness

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Carrot halwa – A bowlful of nourishment and goodness


Carrot halwa - A bowlful of nourishment and goodness

Luke Coutinho (Designed by Priyanka Vithlani, Meal planning analyst)
True goes the saying, winters are not complete without a mandatory bowl of antioxidants laced with "Gajar ka halwa" which is not only tasty but also loaded with health benefits.
1.50 from 4 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2
Calories 275 kcal



  • Grate the carrots.
  • Place the kadai/deep bottomed pan on the gas.
  • Add 1 spoonful of ghee.
  • Add grated carrots and powdered cardamom and fry for a few minutes.
  • Add enough milk to soak the carrots and allow it to get cooked in medium flame.
  • Once the carrot absorbs all the milk add broken jaggery and stir it well till the jaggery melts and starts cooking with carrots.
  • Keep stirring constantly in medium flame. Add some ghee if the stirring gets tough till the halwa leaves the side.
  • Switch off the gas and remove it from the stove.
  • Garnish with pistachios and raisins.
  • Serve hot.


  • Carrots are loaded with Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K and fiber.
  • Carrots store Vitamin A in the form of beta carotene.
  • It is an antioxidant which strengthens our immune system and helps us fight infections and inflammation.


Calories: 275kcalCarbohydrates: 35gProtein: 5.6gFat: 13g
Keyword traditional
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