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Carrot Halwa Recipe

Written By Angela Steffi on Thursday, March 30, 2017 | 10:35:00 PM

Carrot halwa is a delicious sweet recipe made with just few ingredients - carrot milk and sugar. Not like other halwa recipes this carrot halwa can be made quickly in few minutes, the process is simple and straight forward, it is easy to follow as well. This recipe is enjoyed by both kids and adults its healthy too.. Whenever I have leftover carrots in my fridge, I immediately do this delicious carrot halwa to lighten my taste buds. 
We can follow the same procedure for making beetroot halwa.

Please click here to watch Carrot Halwa in Tamil - Madras Samayal

Serving Size          :  4

Preparation Time : 10 minutes

Cooking Time       : 30 min


Quantity Ingredients for Carrot Halwa Recipe
3 cup Grated carrot (4-5 large carrot)
4 tbsp  Ghee
3/4 cupSugar (we can add up to 1 cup) 
2.5 cup Milk
1 tbsp Cashews
1 tbsp Raisins
1/2 tsp Cardamom powder

Cooking Method

Step 1) Melt 2 tbsp of ghee in a pan and roast the cashews, once they turn golden add the raisins and saute it until the raisins are ballooned. Take it out of the pan and keep it aside.

Step 2) Now in the same pan add the grated carrot and saute it for 2 -3 minutes until the carrot changes its color a little bit to pale orange.

Step 3) Then add milk (you can add 1:1 milk:water) but I always prefer to use milk to get rich and creamy carrot halwa. We need to add more milk to get rid of the raw smell of the carrot.
Stir it in between to prevent from burning also scrape the edges to pull in any milk settlements.
Cook on a medium heat

Step 4) Once it thickens a bit add the sugar and mix well. the mixture loosens as soon as we add sugar. Keep it on a medium heat an cook until everything thickens.

Step 5) Now add cardamom powder to get nice flavor, roasted nuts from step 1, also add the rest of the ghee (2 tbsp) and mix well. Cook for few more minutes and turn off the heat.

That's is our carrot halwa is ready to be enjoyed. You can add some nuts on the top to make it attractive.Please do try the recipe and enjoy with your friends and family
Spread the Joy of Cooking !!!

About Angela Steffi

I am an avid food blogger with a great passion for food. I am always eager to try new recipes and modify recipes and experiment with them. I have two cooking channels on Youtube CLASSIC MASALA HUT (for english recipes) and MADRAS SAMAYAL (for Tamil recipes).


  1. Followed step by step instructions and it came out very well Steffi... ur recipes are easy to follow and delicious...thank u n have a lovely day...

    1. Thank you so much Roanne for taking time to share your feedback. I am sure that your comments will encourage many others to try the recipe. Thank you for spreading the joy of cooking !!

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  3. Looking for healthy dessert recipes? Read below:
    Melt clarified butter in a pan.
    Add grated carrots, sugar and saute well.
    Add the condensed milk solids and cook till it mixes into the halwa completely.
    Add saffron water, cardamom powder, and crushed dry fruits.
    Mix well with the halwa.
    Garnish with crushed dry fruits.
    Find the recipe video only on Living Foodz website.

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