Gajar ka Halwa

Gajar Halwa

Gajar ka Halwa without Khoya II गाजर का हलवा बनाने की विधि II Carrot Halwa

Gajar ka Halwa (Carrot Halwa) is a traditional dessert and very popular in North India. It is also known as Gajrela. It is easy and simple recipe yet delicious Halwa without using Mawa or condensed milk. It is generally made in household during winter season which is peak season for carrot. Its preparation does not require any processed ingredients.

Ingredients – Interesting facts


  • Carrot is a root vegetable.
  • Carrots have seeds.
  • Beta-carotene is released during cooking carrots, which makes carrot even more nutritious.
  • Holtville, California is known as “Carrot Capital of the World”.


  • Kids’ sugar cravings are rooted in biology. Sugar is the only taste that humans are born craving.
  • It is used as a food preservative as well.
  • Natural source of sugar are sugarcane, fruits, honey, dates etc.
  • Initially, sugar was so rare and expensive only royalty could afford it—and in very small quantities at that.


  • It is white because of its fat content.
  • It will stay fresher if you add salt.
  • It is the only food that you can survive wholly on.
  • The world’s rarest cheese is made from donkey milk.
  • June is National Dairy Month.
  • On a dairy farm, a farmer’s day begins and ends with milking the cows.


  • Cardamom is also one of the world’s oldest spices – cultivated for more than 4000 years.
  • Cardamom is a universally popular spice.
  • Ancient people believed cardamom had supernatural powers and that it could drive out evil spirits.
  • According to Chinese tradition, drinking cardamom tea is the secret to long life.
  • There are two widely known form of Cardamom. They are the Black Cardamom and the Green Cardamom.

Recipe Details

Gajar ka Halwa without Khoya

Difficulty: Beginner Servings: 6 Best Season: Winter





    • Take a Pan.
    • Add 2 tbsp Ghee.
    • Add grated Carrot (1 kg).
    • Saute for 2 minute on high flame.
    • Cover the lid and saute for 10 minutes on low flame.
    • Stir occasionally.
    • After 10 minutes, add 1/2 ltr full cream milk (with malai).
    • Mix well.
    • Boil (without lid) for 20 minutes on high flame and stir occasionally.
    • Milk will almost reduce by this time.
    • Add 1/2 cup Sugar.
    • Stir continuously on high flame for 5 minutes.
    • Sugar will get dissolved and the mix will be almost dry.
    • Add chopped Cashew, Almond & Pistachio (7-8 peace each).
    • Add 1 tbsp Cardamom powder.
    • Add Ghee 2 tbsp.
    • Stir continuously till Ghee separates out (3-4 minutes).

Carrot Halwa is ready.


    • Garnish with chopped dry fruits.

Recipe Video

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