Carrot Halwa (Carrot Dessert) Recipe

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Joseph Wade Modified: March 25, 2022
Carrot Halwa (Carrot Dessert) Recipe

How To Make Carrot Halwa (Carrot Dessert)

Treat your tastebuds the Indian way with a sweet carrot halwa or carrot dessert. Tender milk-simmered carrots are mixed with sugar for a moist pudding.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 22 minutes
Total: 32 minutes



  • 2lbscarrots,peeled and shredded
  • 4cupsmilk
  • ½cupvegetable oil
  • ¾cupwhite sugar
  • 10pods cardamom,crushed, or more to taste


  1. Heat a large saucepan over medium heat. Add carrots and milk; cook and stir for 10 to 15 minutes until the milk is absorbed. Add oil.

  2. Cook, stirring constantly, for 7 to 10 minutes until carrots are softened and golden-orange. Add sugar; cook and stir for about 5 minutes until dissolved. Sprinkle cardamom on top.

  3. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 424.28kcal
  • Fat: 24.34g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.31g
  • Trans Fat: 0.14g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.78g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.69g
  • Carbohydrates: 47.57g
  • Fiber: 4.35g
  • Sugar: 40.33g
  • Protein: 6.57g
  • Cholesterol: 16.27mg
  • Sodium: 174.60mg
  • Calcium: 235.55mg
  • Potassium: 703.71mg
  • Iron: 0.57mg
  • Vitamin A: 1337.33µg
  • Vitamin C: 9.01mg
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