How to make Gajar Aur Khajur Ka Halwa -

A sweet combination of carrots and dates cooked in milk and sugar.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Carrots (गाजर), Dates (खजूर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

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Gajar Aur Khajur Ka Halwa

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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 : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Gajar Aur Khajur Ka Halwa Recipe

  • Carrots grated 8-10 medium

  • Dates seeded and chopped 3/4 cup

  • Olive oil

  • Sugar 1/2 cup

  • Skimmed milk 2 cup

  • Khoya/mawa 1/2 cup

  • Cashewnuts chopped 8-10

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Almonds, blanched and slivered 8-10

Method

Step 1

Heat olive oil in a kadai (wok). Add grated carrots and sugar and cook for about five minutes.

Step 2

Add milk and continue to cook for six to eight minutes.

Step 3

Add khoya (reduced milk), dates, cashewnuts and green cardamom powder and mix.

Step 4

Cook for ten to fifteen minutes or till almost dry. Serve hot garnished with almond slivers.

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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.