Feature image of gajar ka halwa post
5 from 1 vote

Gajar Ka Halwa - Carrot Pudding

Creamy carrot pudding and Indian delight served on weddings and now you can make it at home with fewer calories.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Gajar Ka Halwa
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 204kcal


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cups grated carrot
  • 2 1/2 cups hot water
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • Pinch of saffron optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder


  • In a hot pan, melt the butter.
  • Add the carrot. Stir over medium heat, for 4 minutes.
  • Add hot water and let it simmer until the water evaporates.
  • Add sugar. Stir. Add milk, saffron, and cardamom. Stir occasionally.
  • Gajar ka halwa is done when the milk evaporates but the mixture is in a creamy consistency.
  • You can add a tablespoon of butter and stir if you want this dessert to be richer.
  • Gajar ka halwa is best served warm.


This recipe was originally posted on November 2013. It's been updated with new text and images.


Calories: 204kcal