How to make Kaale Gajar Ka Halwa -

Delicious halwa prepared using black carrots.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Black Carrots, Milk (दूध)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

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Kaale Gajar Ka Halwa

Kaale Gajar Ka 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 : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Kaale Gajar Ka Halwa Recipe

  • Black Carrots peeled and grated 8-10 medium

  • Milk 3 tablespoons

  • Milk 2 cups

  • Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Mawa (khoya) grated 1 cup

  • Sugar 3/4 cup

  • Cashewnuts chopped 5-6

  • Almonds blanched peeled and sliced 5-6

  • Raisins 10-15

  • Silver warq 1 sheet


Step 1

Heat pure ghee in a thick-bottomed pan, add grated carrots and sauté for five minutes.

Step 2

Add milk, green cardamom powder and cook on medium heat for five to six minutes or until the milk evaporates and the carrots are cooked.

Step 3

Stir in the grated khoya and sugar and cook for two to three minutes or till the sugar melts and mixes well, stirring continuously.

Step 4

Continue to cook for two minutes more. Garnish with chopped cashewnuts, sliced almonds and raisins. Decorate with silver warq. Serve hot or at room temperature.

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