Grated carrots, khoya, sugar, ghee and nuts cooked together to make this delicious Indian sweet dish.popularly known as gajar ka halwa makes its presence in most special occasions like festivals, celebrations and parties. It is one of the classic Indian sweets that would not fail to impress anyone. Rich, perfectly balanced, fudge-y and so so inviting!
Gajar ka halwa or gajrela is an Indian sweet dish made by cooking grated carrots with ghee, khoya, sugar and nuts. In this recipe we turn a rather time consuming recipe into a quick microwave version which takes just about 15 minutes to cook. My mother makes the most amazing gajar ka halwa and as a kid and it would something I looked forward to at every Sunday lunch.
Prep Time : 11-15 minutes
Cook time : 31-40 minutes
Serve : 4
Level Of Cooking : Moderate
Taste : Sweet
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