Winter Special – Gajar Ka Halwa – Maa ke Haath ka Halwa

Enjoy Maa ke haath ka style wala halwa with super easy steps. Enjoy Gajar ka halwa in this Winter Session.

Ingredients Required (For 4 Persons)

  • 0.5 kg or 4 cups grated carrot / Gajar
  • 1 kg Full cream milk
  • 0.5 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp ghee
  • 2 teaspoon cream
  • 6-7 pieces of grated cashew
  • 6-7 pieces of almonds almonds
  • tinch of (chutki bhar) cardammon/Elaichi powder

Steps to Prepare

wash, peel and grate the carrots (gajar)
add ghee in a kadai or wide open pan and add grated carrot to the same pan. carrot needs to be cooked only for 4 to 5 minutes until they turn soft as seen in below picture.
now add milk to it. try to use full cream milk instead of light milk.
mix well and let the milk comes to boil. stir in between so that milk does not get stick to the bottom. and then add cream into it
cook carrot and milk for 30 minutes on low flame. all the milk should be evaporated leaving behind thick khoya.
once more than 1/2 of milk evaporates add 1 cup of sugar and elaichi powder. mix it well with milk.
once again, cook the carrots in a low flame until all the milk evaporates.

Add Dryfruits in it.

Stir halwa for 5 minutes more after milk evaporates or left kadai non sticky. and your gajar halwa is ready. garnish it with dry fruits. serve it warm or cold depending upon your preferences.