Gajar Ka Halwa; Innovation of Punjab

Gajar Ka Halwa

“Gajar Ka Halwa “One of the most popular Indian dessert, which is originated in Punjab, it is a delight during the winter months. Prepare this for special occasions as well as the perfect dessert post regular dinner with the family. mostly been made of Grated carrots, milk, sugar and nuts are stirred and cooked together. Whole lot of nuts make this a great choice to fulfill those post meal dessert cravings.easy to follow recipe for you to create your own innovative dessert.

Ingredients for Gajar Ka Halwa

  • 1 Kg carrot
  • 1 1/2 litre milk
  • 8 Green cardamoms
  • 5-7 tbsp ghee
  • 5-7 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp raisin
  • 2 tbsp pistachio
  • 1 tbsp almonds, shredded
  • 2 tbsp dates, chopped

Making of Gajar Ka Halwa

  • Peel and grate the carrots.
  • Simmer in milk with the cardamom until liquid evaporates.
  • Heat ghee in a heavy pan and add the carrot mixture.
  • Cook over a gentle flame for 10-15 minutes.
  • Stir in sugar and continue cooking until the halwa turns deep reddish color.
  • Stir in dried fruit and serve.

Please Note

You Can add any sort of dry nuts/dry fruits which goes well with this heavenly sweet dish.

Published by Avtar Singh Rana

A brief about Chef Avtar Singh Rana Chef Avtar Singh Rana a passionate professional celebrity chef having more than 2 decades of experience. A chef who wears different hats, who ranges from the city Delhi is someone who loves interaction and discovery with a vision of always coming up with the best and true perfectionist at his work, he dwells in photography, traveling and of course food. He started his carrier with Taj Group of hotels, in the year 1998 and since then has only achieved milestones and growth immensely his hunger to learn and explore more got him travelling to the middle east, Oman, KSA , multiple times, where he worked for some of the iconic hotels. His talent also brought him recognition from Radisson, Starwood and Accor, where he was responsible for the preopening of the hotels. An individual who leads by the examples and has the knack of grasping quickly and extend warm hospitality.

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