Gajar Ka Halwa (Carrot Pudding)

Gajar ka Halwa is the most popular Indian dessert that is made during winters. The tasty pudding is a favorite among all generations. I remember it was made very often during the season as we all loved it.

The best part about this dessert is that the traditional way of cooking it is the easiest one. Sharing the same here.

Gajar Ka Halwa (Carrot Pudding)

A popular winter dessert made using juicy Carrots.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Anuya


  • 1 Kg Grated Carrots
  • 1/2 Litre Full fat milk
  • 250 Gms Sugar
  • 2-3 Tbsp Ghee
  • Chopped dry fruits of your choice


  • In a thick bottom pan, add the grated carrots, milk and sugar.
    Gajar ka Halwa
  • Mix everything well and bring the mixture to a boil on medium flame.
    Gajar ka Halwa
  • Simmer and cook the halwa on low flame, stirring with regular intervals. Cook until the milk has evaporated. Turn off the flame and add ghee. Mix well.
    Gajar ka Halwa
  • Garnish with dry fruits and serve hot.
    Gajar ka Halwa


Remember to use a thick bottom pan to make the halwa as the cooking time is long. If you don't use a thick bottom pan, it may burn.