How to make Gajar Burfi -

A dessert made with a combination of fresh carrots and milk solids cooked together with sugar.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

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Gajar Burfi

Gajar Burfi 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 : 2.30-3 hour

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Gajar Burfi Recipe

  • Carrots thickly grated 5 medium

  • ghee 2 tbsps + + for greasing

  • condensed milk 1/4 cup

  • sugar 1/4 cup

  • A pinch of green cardamom powder

  • mawa 1 1/2 cups

  • pistachios slivered 1 tablespo + for sprinkling

  • almonds slivered 1 tablespo + for sprinkling


Step 1

Grease a barfi tray with a little ghee and set aside.

Step 2

Heat 2 tbsps ghee in a non-stick deep bottom pan, add the carrots and sauté for 1-2 minutes on high heat.

Step 3

Cover and cook for 8-10 minutes on medium heat, sautéing occasionally. Lower the heat and add condensed milk, sugar and mix well. Add a pinch of green cardamom powder, and mix well.

Step 4

Cook on medium heat till almost all the moisture is evaporated, stirring continuously. Add mawa and mix well. Stirring occasionally till well combined and the mixture leaves the sides of the pan.

Step 5

Add slivered pistachios and almonds, remaining ghee, and mix well. Transfer the mixture to the greased burfi tray and spread evenly. Tap it so there are no air pockets.

Step 6

Sprinkle slivers of almonds and pistachios, refrigerate until set. Cut into desired shape and serve.

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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 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.