Gajar Halwa

Indian Carrot Pudding

Preparation info
  • Makes:


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      3 hr 30

Appears in
52 Weeks 52 Sweets

By Vedika Luthra

Published 2021

  • About

Gajar Halwa is one of the most popular desserts in India, a delicious way to use vibrant red carrots (a color I haven’t seen anywhere else in Europe). I wanted to include gajar halwa in the October section of this book because the color of the pudding seems fitting not only for Diwali, the Indian festival of lights, but also for Halloween. Each Indian household has its own version, some with more ghee (clarified butter) or nuts, or different sugar ratios, but this recip