How to make KALE GAJAR KA HALWA - skk -

Enriched with plenty of dried fruits, this halwa is super duper delicious

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Black carrots (kale gajar) (काली गाजर), Ghee (घी)

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Mithais


KALE GAJAR KA HALWA - skk Recipe Card


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 : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for KALE GAJAR KA HALWA - skk Recipe

  • Black carrots (kale gajar) peeled and grated 10-12

  • Ghee 1/4 cup

  • Milk 2 cups

  • Sugar 2 cups

  • Green cardamom powder 1 teaspoon

  • Mawa crumbled 1/2 cup

  • Cashewnuts chopped 8-10

  • Almonds slivered 8-10 + to garnish

  • Pistachios blanched, peeled and chopped 8-10

  • Fried cashewnuts to garnish

  • Raisins to garnish

  • Silver warq to garnish


Step 1

Heat ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add black carrots, mix well and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Step 2

Add milk, mix well and cook, stirring occasionally, till the carrots are softened.

Step 3

Add sugar, mix well and cook till sugar melts. Add green cardamom powder and mix well.

Step 4

Add mawa, mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes or till the mixture is dry.

Step 5

Add cashewnuts, almonds and pistachios, mix well and cook, stirring continuously, for 1-2 minutes.

Step 6

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with silver warq, fried cashewnuts, raisins, almonds and pistachios and serve hot.

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