Gajar Halwa with 6 Months Storage Method

Gajar halwa can only be made with red juicy carrots and these red carrots are not available round the year so here is a method how you can store them for up to 6 months and make perfect Gajar halwa or any desserts any time any season! Wouldn’t it be amazing to enjoy Gajar halwa or Gajrella in Iftar in April or serve it on Eid? So don’t wait further, make and freeze carrots with this method, surprise your family and friends. #happycookingtoyou #foodfusion #araywahh #desifood #gajarhalwa #carrots #storable

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-Gajar (Carrots) washed & peeled 2 kg

-Ghee (Clarified butter) 3-4 tbs

-Doodh (Milk) 2 & ½ Cups

-Sugar 1 & ½ Cup or to taste

-Ghee (Clarified butter) ½ Cup

-Badam (Almonds) sliced 3 tbs

-Pista (Pistachios) sliced 3 tbs

-Elaichi powder (Cardamom powder) ½ tsp

-Khoya crumbled as required

-Badam (Almonds) sliced

-Pista (Pistachios) sliced

-Chandi warq (Edible silver leaves)



-Grate carrots with the help of the grater & set aside.

-In a wok,add clarified butter & let it melt.

-Add grated carrots,mix well,cover & cook on medium flame for 5-6 minutes then cook until moisture dries up (10-12 minutes).

-Spread carrots on a large tray & let it cool completely.

-Can be stored in a zip lock bag for up to 6 months in freezer.

How to make Gajar Halwa from Frozen Carrots:

-Take out zip lock bag from freezer & thaw it at room temperature.

-In a wok,add carrots,milk & mix well,bring it to boil & cook on medium flame until milk is reduced (8-10 minutes).

-Add sugar,mix well & cook on medium flame for 8-10 minutes.

-In a saucepan,add clarified butter & let it melt.

-Add almonds,pistachios & fry on low flame for 2-3 minutes.

-In a wok,add fried nuts with ghee & mix well.

-Add cardamom powder & mix well.

-Add khoya.

-Garnish with khoya,almonds,pistachios,edible silver leaves & serve!


Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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