Gajar ka halwa, otherwise called gajorer halua, gajrela, gajar pak, and carrot halwa is a carrot-based sweet treat pudding from the Indian subcontinent. It is made by putting ground carrots in a pot containing a particular measure of water, milk and sugar and afterward cooking while at the same time mixing consistently. It is regularly presented with an enhancement of almonds and pistachios. The nuts and different things utilized are first sautéed in ghee, a kind of explained spread from the Indian subcontinent.
The pastry is generally eaten during the entirety of the celebrations in India, essentially on the event of Diwali, Holi, Eid al-Fitr and Raksha Bandhan. It is served hot throughout the colder time of year.
Gajar ka halwa is a combination of nuts, milk, sugar, khoya and ghee with grated carrot. It is a light nutritious dessert with less fat than many other typical sweet from the Indian subcontinent.
How to Make Gajar Ka Halwa
- Peel and grate the carrots.
- Simmer in milk with the cardamom until liquid evaporates.
- Heat ghee in a heavy pan and add the carrot mixture.
- Cook over a gentle flame for 10-15 minutes.
- Stir in sugar and continue cooking until the halwa turns deep reddish color.
- Stir in dried fruit and serve.