Category: Desserts
Rating: 3.18
Servings: 4


Ingredients


1 lb carrots
1 pint half and half
1 1/2 cup sugar
4 cardamom
1 raisins; handful
1 cashew nuts; handful

Directions: How to Cook Gajar Halva


Add a little butter to a frying pan and heat to coat the pan. Roast cashew nuts until golden brown and add the raisins to the pan for a few seconds. Remove the cashews and raisins and keep aside.

Grate the carrots and add to the pan. Add half and half, and heat for about an hour, starting with high heat, stirring, and lowering the heat after the mixture starts boiling. Heat until almost dry.

Add sugar, mix, and continue to cook until damp/dry.

Remove from stove and add cashews and raisins and cardamoms.

Rajeev Krishnamoorthy, rajeev@twain.EE.CORNELL.EDU


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Recent comments and reviews for this recipe:

anitha writes:

i want to know what is half n half

Posted on 26 Feb 2008, 02:13 ET

lina writes:

what is half and half in this recipe

Posted on 03 Apr 2008, 01:03 ET

kshitij writes:

so you do not cook cardamoms, is it?

Posted on 20 Apr 2008, 13:44 ET

shivani writes:

The recipe of Gajar Halwa is the best recipe ever.

Posted on 23 May 2008, 16:43 ET

shivani writes:

What is half and half?

Posted on 23 May 2008, 16:45 ET

Rachel writes:

Half and Half is a mixture that is half heavy cream and half milk.

Posted on 15 Jun 2008, 09:28 ET

nikita writes:

what is half and half?

Posted on 02 Jul 2008, 13:16 ET

saym writes:

half and half is half of the half.stupid

Posted on 10 Oct 2008, 13:48 ET

RKumar writes:

half and half is a mixture of one part milk to one part cream.

Posted on 26 Dec 2008, 14:41 ET

shraddha writes:

I think this recipe can be made more tasteful by cooking carror in milk and then after carrot get cooked properly adding sugar and at last khoya.

Posted on 07 Jan 2009, 07:16 ET

amrita writes:

i jst luv gajar ka halwa thanks 4 da recipe

Posted on 13 Feb 2009, 19:33 ET

manisha writes:

what is half half?

Posted on 27 Feb 2009, 02:12 ET

Rutuja writes:

you can even add almonds or pistachios

Posted on 14 May 2009, 22:24 ET

tasleem writes:

what is pint half and half

Posted on 28 Aug 2010, 06:19 ET

Simple Clarification writes:

As Khoya might not be available in certain countries, Half and half is something like condensed milk available in U.S.

Posted on 13 Jan 2011, 17:23 ET

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