How to make Quick Gajar Halwa -

Quick Gajar Halwa is a twist on the normal recipe where you had to wait for hours before you could get a spoonful. The taste isn't compromised one per cent in this easy to make dish

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Carrrots, Mawa / Khoya

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

Quick Gajar Halwa

Quick Gajar Halwa Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Quick Gajar Halwa Recipe

  • Carrrots 7-8 medium

  • Mawa / Khoya , grated 3/4 cup

  • Pure ghee 4 tablespoons

  • Condensed milk 3/4 cup

  • Cashewnuts , chopped 5-6

  • Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon


Step 1

Peel and thickly grate carrots.

Step 2

Heat ghee in a pressure cooker, add carrot and mawa, mix and saute for 1 minute.

Step 3

Add condensed milk, most of the cashewnuts and green cardamom powder and mix well.

Step 4

Add milk and mix well. Cover the cooker with its lid and cook on medium heat for 8-10 minutes.

Step 5

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with remaining cashewnuts and serve hot or cold.

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