How to make Gajar ka Halwa - SK Khazana -

A winter specialty – its beautiful colour is inviting and its taste enticing

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Carrots (गाजर), Ghee (घी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

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Gajar ka Halwa - SK Khazana

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Hindi: gajar
If there is one vegetable that is truly a nutritional hero then it is bound to be the carrot. A goldmine of nutrients, this is the reason they can be even termed as worth the other ‘karat’ (as in gold)! Ranging in colours from orange, black, pink to red, yellow and white, this delicious vegetable is within the reach of rich and poor alike and is rightly called the universal root. The best role that this winter vegetable can play – chomp on one as it is an excellent snack!

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Gajar ka Halwa - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Carrots peeled and grated 5-6 large

  • Ghee 1/4 cup

  • Milk full fat 3/4 cup

  • Sugar 1/3 cup

  • Cashewnuts chopped + for garnish

  • Almonds sliced + for garnish

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon

Method

Step 1

Heat ghee in a deep non-stick pan. Add carrots, mix and saute for 15-20 minutes or till most of the moisture dries up.

Step 2

Add milk, a little at a time and mix well. Cover and cook on medium heat for 10 minutes or till the carrots get cooked but still retain a slight crunch.

Step 3

Add sugar, mix well and cook on medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 5-7 minutes or till the moisture dries up.

Step 4

Add cashew nuts, almonds and cardamom powder, mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes.

Step 5

Transfer the gajar halwa into a serving bowl, garnish with cashew nuts and almonds and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.