Carrot Halwa (popularly known as Gajar ka Halwa)

Carrot Halwa (popularly known as Gajar ka Halwa)

A cup of hot Carrot Halwa served at the end of a meal is so heavenly that it makes you forget the meal itself.

Its unique texture and rich flavour linger in your palate and memory for a long time thereafter, overshadowing the glory of even the best Main Course!

Here we share a smart move with you. We show you how to use a wise combination of ingredients in the right proportions, to make this delicious dessert within minutes using the Microwave oven.

You no longer need to sweat in the kitchen for a long time, to make your favourite mithai...

Carrot Halwa ( Microwave) recipe

Preparation Time: 10 mins, Cooking Time: 15 mins, Total Time: 25 mins, Makes 2 servings.


  • 1 1/2 cups grated carrot
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 5 tbsp milk
  • 6 tbsp sugar
  • 4 tbsp mava (khoya)
  • a pinch of cardamom (elaichi) powder


  1. Heat the ghee in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for 15 seconds.
  2. Add the carrot, mix well and microwave on high for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the milk, sugar and khoya, mix well and microwave on high for 12 minutes, while stirring every 2 minutes.
  4. Add the cardamom powder and mix well.
  5. Serve warm.

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