Carrot halwa recipe | How to make easy carrot halwa | Carrot halwa using pressure cooker

By Latha on January 2nd, 2016

carrot halwa recipe

Carrot halwa is a popular Indian dessert and is very easy to prepare. In this carrot halwa recipe carrot is cooked using pressure cooker, which makes the whole process simple and hassle free. Also this carrot halwa recipe needs very less milk but tastes great!!. Even beginners can try this full proof recipe with confidence. You can two more halwa recipes on this website like banana halwa and ashgourd halwa recipes.

Carrot has a lot of health benefits and its very good for kids. Read more about health benefits of carrot in my earlier post carrot juice or milkshake. You can also learn about different names and health benefits of carrot in this post.

I have also posted healthy and kids friendly carrot parota recipe, do not miss it. If you are looking more carrot recipes then do check my healthy carrot salad recipe using carrot and mungdal (green gram dal) and carrot-almond payasa or kheer recipe. You can also find many sweet recipes on this website

Carrot halwa recipe

Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 30 min
Serves: 2

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 2 cup grated carrot or 4 medium sized carrot
  2. 1 cup milk
  3. 1/2 cup sugar (adjust as per your taste)
  4. 2 tbsp ghee
  5. 1 tbsp cashews
  6. 1 tbsp raisins
  7. 1/4 tsp cardamom powder

Instructions for making carrot halwa:

  1. Wash, peel and grate the carrotspeeling and grating carrot for carrot halwa
  2. Take a pressure cooker and put carrot and milk.pressure cooker for making carrot halwa
  3. Close the lid and make one or two whistles. This makes the halwa making process easy and fast.cooking carrot for carrot halwa
  4. Transfer the cooked carrot and milk into a thick bottomed vessel.cooked carrot in a vessel for carrot halwa
  5. Allow it to boil on high flame stirring continuously. This step will take hardly 5 minutes.boil carrot and milk for carrot halwa
  6. When the milk is reduced to half, reduce the flame, add sugar and continue boiling by stirring it occasionally.sugar for carrot halwa
  7. Parallelly take 2 table spoon ghee in a small pan and fry cashews and raisins.ghee for carrot halwa
  8. When the halwa is almost dry, add fried cashews and raisins along with the ghee and cardamom powder.cashew and raisins for carrot halwa
  9. Mix well for few minutes and switch off the stove. Serve it hot or cold.making carrot halwa

Dear reader, We have a Kannada version of this recipe. Click here to read this recipe in Kannada.

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