microwave carrot halwa
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microwave carrot halwa

microwave gajar halwa recipe - quick method of making carrot halwa in microwave.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: desserts
Cuisine: indian
Servings: 3 to 4
Author: Dassana Amit


  • 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)


  • 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.