Quick Gajar Ka Halwa Recipe

Gajar Ka Halwa is a popular Indian dessert made with grated carrots, milk, sugar, and ghee. It is a rich and creamy sweet dish that is flavored with cardamom and garnished with nuts. This quick version of Gajar Ka Halwa is made in a pressure cooker, reducing the cooking time significantly. It is a perfect dessert for special occasions or festivals and can be served warm or chilled.

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Ingredients for Quick Gajar Ka Halwa Recipe

  • 250 gram Grated Carrots
  • 1/2 liter Milk
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 2 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cardamom Powder
  • as per your need Chopped Nuts For Garnish

Directions: Quick Gajar Ka Halwa Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat ghee in a pressure cooker and add grated carrots. Saute for a few minutes until the carrots release their moisture.
  • STEP 2.Add milk to the pressure cooker and close the lid. Cook on high pressure for 2 whistles.
  • STEP 3.Once the pressure is released, open the lid and add sugar and cardamom powder. Mix well and cook on low heat until the halwa thickens.
  • STEP 4.Garnish with chopped nuts like almonds and pistachios. Serve warm or chilled.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to use fresh and tender carrots for the best taste and texture.
  • You can adjust the amount of sugar according to your preference.
  • For a richer flavor, you can add a tablespoon of khoya (milk solids) to the halwa.
  • If you don't have a pressure cooker, you can make Gajar Ka Halwa in a heavy-bottomed pan, but it will take longer to cook.

Storage and Serving

  • Gajar Ka Halwa can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.
  • To reheat, you can microwave it or heat it on the stovetop with a little milk to restore the creamy texture.
  • Serve Gajar Ka Halwa as a dessert after a meal or as a sweet treat during festivals and celebrations.
Nutrition
value
294
calories per serving
15 g Fat6 g Protein33 g Carbs8 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    15g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Carbs
    33g
  • Fiber
    8g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    33g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Fiber
    8g

Fats

  • Fat
    15g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    161mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    4065mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    53mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    12mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    61mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    144mg
  • Selenium
    4mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp