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Gajar halwa. This is a very popular dessert or pudding. Most important is this is a very simple and easy recipe. It does not require much time. This is a classic Indian dessert which is made on any festival or for any celebration. Let’s learn to make evergreen gajar halwa.


  • 1 tsp Ghee
  • 4 cups grated Carrot
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 125 gms or 3/4 cup Khoya
  • Assorted dry nuts (Almonds, Cashew nuts and raisins)
  • Cardamom powder
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg powder
Gajar Halwa - Marathi Recipe


  • Heat up ghee in a pan. Add grated carrot, sugar, milk.
  • You can use any milk like full cream, low fat etc.
  • Add khoya. You can use milk powder instead of khoya. Or you can also use khoya made from ricotta cheese or frozen khoya. Mix well together once.
  • Add dry fruits (Almonds, Cashew nuts and raisins) Mix everything well together.
  • When everything is mixed well together, cover and the halwa on medium heat for about 10 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes, open the lid and mix well again.
  • Cook the halwa uncovered for more 15-20 minutes. So that the moisture present in halwa dries a little and halwa remains soft and nice.
  • After cooking on medium heat for 20 more minutes, add cardamom powder and nutmeg powder.
  • Mix well and cook for another just 5 more minutes.
  • Turn off the gas. Gajar halwa is already.
  • You can have this when it cools down a bit.

Gajar Halwa - Marathi Recipe

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