Carrot Halwa or Gajar Halwa is traditional Indian dessert, made up with grated carrots and milk, dry fruits and nuts.
There could be nothing more perfect than a bowl of warm carrot Halwa on a cold day during Winter.
This dessert is very rich having lots of ghee and dry fruits.It is always served in marriage or Indian festivals.
Diwali — the festival of lights, is a very known festival of India when lots of varieties of desserts are made at every home. It is also the perfect time for fresh carrots in the market as it falls in early winter.
The freshly grated carrots are cooked in ghee and milk.Sugar is added when it is almost cooked.
I have my childhood memories with its aroma.The aroma is very nice and fills a complete home.
My mother used to make it many times in winter season.I liked its richness, sweetness with lots of roasted cashews.
Gajar Halwa is not only kids friendly, even I have seen many adults or diet freak people enjoying delicious Carrot Halwa.
There are many ways to serve Carrot Halwa or Gajar ka Halwa.
Serving hot is always a good option for winter cold days.
Also, you can serve it as cold Halwa in the bowl as a dessert, after dinner.
You can serve with hot Gajar ka Halwa with vanilla ice cream.
You can enjoy Gajar ka Halwa in any way, it will never lose its charm !!!