Carrot Halwa | Gajar Halwa | Carrot Fudge | Carrot Pudding


by: MangalaMeenakshi

Popular Indian dessert made with carrots and milk. Made during Diwali, the celebration of Lights or why wait for a special day? You can make them any day of the year and make it special too :) Step-by-step pictorial to make Carrot Halwa/fudge in the blog.


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serves: 4-5

4 cups Fresh Carrots – shredded –

3 cups Milk – (whole milk gives richness, but you can use reduced fat too)

1 cup Sugar –

8 tbsp Ghee (clarified butter) – (approximately 1/2 cup)

10 Cashew nuts –

1 Cardamom pods (elachi / elakkai) – (or 1/8 tsp cardamom powder)

Nutrition Facts
Carrot Halwa | Gajar Halwa | Carrot Fudge | Carrot Pudding

Servings Per Recipe: 4

Amount per Serving

Calories: 678

  • Total Fat: 36.5 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 23.2 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 111.1 mg
  • Sodium: 375.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 77.3 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 3.6 g
  •     Sugars: 60.9 g
  • Protein: 12.5 g

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1.  Saute the carrots until pale with 4 tbsp. ghee/butter.

2.  Add milk and bring it to boil.

3.  Reduce flame to medium and cook the carrots in milk until it drinks all the milk.

4.  Add sugar and cook until the mixture turns thick.

5.  Add remaining butter/ghee, cardamom powder, roasted nuts

6.  Cook until butter/ghee separates.

7.  Enjoy hot/warm or cold.

Cooks' note:
Traditional Indian Dessert - Recipe with step-by-step pictures in my blog.

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This is something new for me! I must try

Jennifer Bu


I never had Indian dessert! it looks delicious so I will def try it