How to make Gajar Dalia -

Carrots cooked with broken wheat and sugar to make a flavourful sweet dish.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Broken Wheat, Carrot (गाजर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

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Gajar Dalia

Gajar Dalia 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 : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Gajar Dalia Recipe

  • Broken Wheat 1/2 cup

  • Carrot peeled and grated 1 cup

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon

  • Raisins 2 tablespoons + for garnishing

  • Milk 3 cups

  • Roasted semolina (rawa/sooji) 2 tablespoons

  • Castor sugar 1/2 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add broken wheat and sauté till lightly browned.

Step 2

Add raisins and mix well. Add carrots and sauté further for a minute.

Step 3

Add milk and cook till the broken wheat is done. Add roasted semolina and mix well.

Step 4

Add castor sugar and mix well. Cook till the mixture thickens. Add cardamom powder and mix well.

Step 5

Transfer onto a serving plate, garnish with raisins and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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