Traditional Dessert Gajar Ka Halwa: Don’t Miss This Scrumptious Recipe

Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

21st Nov, 2020. 07:52 pm
Traditional Dessert Gajar Ka Halwa: Don't Miss This Scrumptious Recipe

In terms of food, Pakistan and India have the same heritage, the same food is preferred on both sides of the border.

There are different types of sweets, they are made in desi ghee and garnished with different types of fruits.

The most delicious and hearty wintersweet halwa is made from carrots which people love to eat but very few people are aware of the fact that who gave this natural dessert such a sumptuous style.

It is said that a Sikhs introduced the carrot halwa (Gajar Ka Halwa) in the Mughal palaces. The emperors liked the colour, aroma and taste of the carrot halwa so much that the sweetness of this dish spread far and wide throughout the empire.

Halwa is an Arabic word and was used for heavy dessert. Originally, halwa, flour or various fruits were fried with sugar, butter and milk to make a sweet thick mixture. It is generally believed that this type of confection was introduced in India during the Mughal Empire as a result of the trade from the Czechs to the Middle East and Asia.

After the arrival of red carrots in the markets in winter, carrot halwa starts to be made in the houses. In addition to carrot halwa, lentil halwa, egg halwa are also made.

There are also different types of sweets in the markets, while a large number of people buy sweets from the shops in winter.

Carrot halwa can be made very easily at home. Let us tell you the recipe for making delicious carrot halwa (Gajar Ka Halwa).


Carrots (grated) 1 kg, sugar 1 cup, small cardamom 8 pieces, lost 250 grams, ghee (melted) ½ cup, silver foil, almonds, pistachios (finely chopped) to decorate

To make the dessert, dry the carrots and grate them. When the ghee is hot in a frying pan, add finely chopped cardamom and fry the carrots well, then add milk, sugar and walnuts and fry again with a sharp spoon. And take out in the dish. Serve the delicious dessert garnished with silver foil, almonds and pistachios.
Carrot halwa could be eaten at any part of the day, whether before or after a meal or with tea and coffee.

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