Gajar ka Halwa Recipe in Urdu

گاجر کا حلوه ترکیب

Carrot or Gajar halwa recipe is a special and highly in-demand recipe of the winter season. People especially keep kilograms of carrots aside for making halwa. It is a very famous Pakistani traditional sweet. Sometimes, it is also found in parties as a sweet dish served after the meal. It's usual ingredients are grated carrots, milk, sugar, cardamom and khoya. Additional ingredients are used in different regions as per their traditions. offers step by step recipe of gajar halwa in Urdu with pictures. Now you can make it in very simple way. See the recipe and enjoy the winters with traditional tastes of carrot halwa.

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Wash and grate carrots

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Heat ghee in karahi pan and add ground seeds of green cardamom

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When cardamom starts scenting, add grated carrots, mix and cook for 5 minutes

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Add hot milk and mix and cook at medium flame

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Keep rotating the ladle

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When milk is evaporated, add sugar and mix thoroughly

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Cook until sugar water is dried; then roast carrots until you see a layer of ghee

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Add khoya and chopped almonds and pistachios

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Place for dam for 10 minutes

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Tasteful Gajar Halwa is ready. Garnish with almonds and pistachios and serve.
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How to Make Gajar Ka Halwa Recipe (Method in English)


  • Grated Carrots: 1 kg
  • Heated Milk: 1 kg
  • Sugar: 1.5 cup (as much you like)
  • Green Cardamom: 8 to 10 pcs (grind its seeds)
  • Ghee: 3/4 cup
  • Khoya: 1 cup
  • Pistachios and Almonds: as much required (for garnishing)



  1. Peel and grate carrots.
  2. Heat ghee in karahi pan and add ground green cardamom seeds; add grated carrots when it starts giving aroma. Cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Then pour heated milk and mix. Keep moving ladle.
    Once all milk is evaporated, add sugar and mix well. Keep stirring ladle meanwhile; cook until sugar water is dried; then roast carrots.
  4. Lastly, add one cup khoya, 2 tablespoon chopped almonds and pistachios and place for dam for 10 minutes. Then remove from the stove.
  5. Delicious Carrot Halwa is ready. Transfer to the serving dish and serve hot garnished with almonds, pistachios and silver paper.


Gajar Halwa Recipe is the best thing you can enjoy in the nights of winter. Gajar or carrot halwa is easy to make and with step by step recipe by, you can make it even easily. Gajar ka halwa can be prepared with very few ingredients which include carrots, milk, sugar, cardamom and khoya.

First carrots are peeled off and added to heated ghee. Then it is cooked along milk until evaporated. Meanwhile ingredients are added and mixed. Finally, it is cooked on steam (dam) for 10 minutes and it's ready. Carrot halwa is served both hot and cold as one may like, however it tastes best when served hot.

So this is the time, fresh carrots are available, go enjoy gajar halwa recipe this season.

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By Seema In Step By Step Recipes 14 Comments 22819 Views 11 Dec 2016

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  • Ali Vazir - Goma, Congo Mar 25, 2017

    Thanks a lot. Boiled eggs sliced may also be added for garnishing, as well as a variety in the taste.

  • Zahira - Bannu Mar 16, 2017

    although carrot season is going off but we would like to have it again and continuously with kaju, khoya and almonds. I personally like halwas especially gajar and lauki halwa.

  • Maria - Karachi Mar 09, 2017

    gajar halwa is great , i like it when it is made with kaju and khoya. and i like to eat it hot . And store it in refrigerator and when need to eat it, slightly heat it on the stove and then eat it with spoon.

  • Sultana - Gujrat Feb 23, 2017

    That is really awesome halwa . We enjoy it in winters , i like it hot but i have also seen some people eat it cold. Naturally it is a winter item and so it should be eaten hot.

  • Saima - Dubai Feb 21, 2017

    gajar halwa recipe is very frequently made in Dec and Jan months. However I do not want to miss it so I keep making it in subsequent months like Feb and till March. Always have enjoyed this sweet , I recommend it to others. Here in Dubai, many people ask me about Pakistani dishes, I suggest this gajar halwa.

  • Shiza - Lahore Feb 13, 2017

    really good recipe and i will make it the best way i can. carrots are used for many purposes , my younger brother makes it's juice to improve his eyesight. but i always try to make halwa with it :). I like this halwa..

  • Saima - Multan Feb 09, 2017

    carrot halwa is my favorite dish among all sweet desserts that i have eaten so far. I got some carrots to chew and eat to improve my vision but now I am looking to make its halwa with remaining carrots.

  • Nazish - Karachi Feb 08, 2017

    Its very special halwa and I add my special ingredients in it even if it is not mentioned in the recipe. I put kaju, khoya and some other things that make it really extra-ordinarly

  • Asmat - Islamabad Feb 06, 2017

    How to make this halwa with preserved carrots. My husband brought some carrot cans and I was looking to utilize them before they get expired. So what to do do, How to make halwa with preserved carrots. please tell me?

  • Sima - Hyderabad Feb 01, 2017

    hi kfoods, please share its video recipe , I will watch video and then make it this halwa. I have saved many halwa videos but now I want that at least I could make this one too before winter is finished.

  • Salma - Lahore Jan 30, 2017

    Looking to make this delicious dessert soon. New to cooking that's why I keep searching new recipes to cook. This gives me pleasure and also new foods to enjoy with my family. Thanks for sharing so many step by step recipes. These are so helpful to us.

  • Shariqa - Rahim Yar Khan Jan 26, 2017

    gajar halwa is a superb sweet dish that you can make easily with the help of just carrots and few other ingredients such as khoya and milk etc. excited to make this halwa with the help of your recipe very soon.

  • Maira Hameed - Lahore Jan 23, 2017

    Thank you Miss Seema Aleem for this wonderful gajar halwa recipe. Now my marriage is 10 years old and in initial days I did not learn cooking because I never needed it however now I need to learn cooking and I got many helpful recipes by Seema. Thanks alot.

  • Shahrukh - Karachi Jan 10, 2017

    I like the step by step method