Carrot Halwa by Sunita Chawla

Carrot Halwa by Sunita Chawla Recipe
  • Dessert
  • Servings
  • 0Spicy
  • 40 MinsCook Time
  • Cuisine : Maharashtrian
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Gajar Ka Halwa is a rich Indian dessert made with fresh carrots, milk and sugar encapsulated within the generous amount of ghee added.


Grated carrot - 1/2 kg.
Sugar - 1 cup
Khoya - 200 gms.
Cardamom - 1/4 tsp.
Ghee - 3 to 5 tsp.
Chop together
Cashew nut
Pista - 2 tsp.

Step By Step Method

  • Step 1. Pour ghee in a cooker and add the grated carrot and cardamom. Cook in "Cook mode" for 5 minutes.

    Step 2. Add sugar, stir well and cook till the cooker comes to "Keep Warm" mode.

    Step 3. To this add khoya and cook in “Cook” mode till the cooker comes to Keep Warm mode.

    Step 4. Transfer the Halwa to serving dish. Garnish with chopped pista, almond and cashew nuts.

    Step 5. Serve hot or cold.

About Chef


Sunita Chawla is a renowned cook who consults for many companies and has written many recipe books on microwave, OTG, and conventional cooking.

Having done her BA in economics from Madras university, she developed and interest in cookery after graduation and went on to do a hostess course and hotel management with Applied Nutrition, Adyar. She also did a bakery course from Bakers Institute, Bangalore. Going by her family recommendations, she she started participating in cookery competitions and won prizes often. This motivated her to continue participating and gradually she was noticed for becoming a judge in cookery shows. In 1991, a TV show in Chennai called 'Wonder Balloon' gave her a lot of recognition, after which she strongly felt the want to take her passion for cooking more seriously. Eventually she became one of the most recognised faces in the field of cookery the world over.