microwave carrot halwa recipe, how to make gajar halwa in microwave

Jump to Recipe
microwave carrot halwa recipe

microwave gajar halwa recipe - quick method of making carrot halwa in microwave.

3.75 from 8 votes
total time:

microwave carrot halwa recipe – a quick and instant method of making carrot halwa or gajar ka halwa. carrot halwa is a very popular sweet dish specially in north india. it is usually made during winters as thats the season of nice juicy red carrots in india.

carrot halwa in microwave, gajar halwa recipe in microwave

best is to use delhi carrots for making carrot halwa. as delhi carrots are soft and juicy. the most troublesome part in making halwa is to grate the carrots. so always choose the soft juicy carrots so that it is easier to grate them.

traditionally carrot halwa takes a lot of time to prepare as often it is made in large quantities. usually the halwa is made with minimum one or two kg of carrots and it does not get spoiled easily as it is made in winter time. it stays good for about a week in the fridge.

few more methods to make carrot halwa recipes are

  1. carrot halwa recipe – made in the traditional way with milk and takes a good amount of time.
  2. gajar halwa in pressure cooker – easy and a less time taking recipe of preparing gajar halwa.
  3. vegan carrot pudding recipe – made with almond milk
  4. carrot halwa with milkmaid – easy and quicker method to make the halwa.
  5. carrot halwa with khoya – addition of khoya gives a nice texture and flavor to this carrot halwa.

microwave carrot halwa recipe, gajar halwa recipe

this carrot halwa recipe takes very less time to cook in microwave. the cooking time in the microwave is approx 10 to 11 minutes. whilst cooking the halwa in a microwave, please use a deep microwave safe glass bowl, so that the halwa mixture does not spill out.

i generally make the halwa on stove top. only in rare cases, when i want to have the halwa quickly then i follow this microwave recipe.

carrot halwa in microwave, gajar halwa recipe in microwave

if you are looking for more halwa recipes then do check rava sheeralauki halwa, atte ka halwa and moong dal halwa recipe.

microwave carrot halwa recipe

3.75 from 8 votes
Prep Time:5 mins
Cook Time:10 mins
Total Time:15 mins
microwave gajar halwa recipe - quick method of making carrot halwa in microwave.
microwave carrot halwa recipe
Servings:3 -4

Ingredients (1 cup = 250 ml)

  • 2 cup grated carrots/gajar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 5 to 6 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup fresh khoya (also known as mawa in Hindi and evaporated milk in english) * check notes
  • 1 to 2 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 2 tbsp almond, pistachios or cashew slices
  • 2 tbsp cream (optional)

How to Make Recipe

  • take ghee in a microwave safe bowl or microwave cooker.
  • add the grated carrots and microwave on high power for 2 and a half minutes.
  • add milk, sugar, khoya, cream, cardamom powder. microwave for 8 to 9 minutes on high power.
  • allow a standing time of 5 minutes.
  • garnish carrot halwa with slices of almond, pista and cashew nuts.
  • you can either serve carrot halwa hot or cold.


* you can add overall 2 cups of milk as a substitute for khoya or evaporate milk.
GOOD KARMAall our content & photos are copyright protected. as a blogger, if you you want to use this recipe or make a youtube video, then please write the recipe in your own words and give a clickable link back to the recipe on this url.
TRIED THIS RECIPE ?i would love to hear from you if have made this recipe. rate the recipe and leave a comment below OR tag us at Instagram @vegrecipesofindia

Founder, Designer, Recipe Developer, Food Photographer ||

i started vegrecipesofindia.com in feb 2009. it is a pure vegetarian blog and shares recipes with step by step photos that will help you to make delicious and tasty vegetarian food easily.

i am passionate about cooking from childhood and learnt cooking from my elders. having a home science degree greatly enhanced my cooking & baking skills and took it to a different level which i now share as foolproof recipes. i was trained both in mainstream indian as well as international cuisines.

This recipe post was first published on August 14, 2009 at 7:45 am

and was last modified on October 8, 2018 at 3:46 pm

Popular Recipes

25 comments/reviews

  1. HI, If you could add comment on what are you looking for while keeping the carrot and ghee to cook, it would help, as different microwave ovens have different power and hence different timing.

  2. All your recipes are so simple and straight forward. Thank you so much. When I came to study abroad I was so worried about cooking food but now I look forward to my cooking time. Thanks a lot for all your help!

    • very pleased to know this pratik 🙂 glad we could help you all the best and you are always welcome.

  3. This dish was easy as compare to gas stove. Thanks

    • welcome urmila.

Comments are closed due to some technical issues. Hopefully we will try to open the comments as soon as possible