vegan carrot halwa recipe, gajar halwa recipe
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vegan carrot halwa

this vegan carrot halwa is a classic indian pudding made with grated carrots, almond milk, sugar and dry fruits.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: desserts
Cuisine: indian
Servings: 4 medium dessert bowls
Author: Dassana Amit


  • 2.5 cups grated carrots
  • 2.5 cups almond milk
  • 8 tablespoons regular sugar or organic unrefined cane sugar - add more or less as required
  • ¼ or ⅓ cup almond paste (optional)
  • 5 to 6 green cardamom - powdered or crushed
  • 8 to 10 unsalted whole or chopped cashews
  • 7 to 8 unsalted pistachois - sliced or chopped
  • 12 to 15 golden raisins
  • a pinch of saffron - optional
  • 2 to 2.5 tablespoons neutral flavored oil or sunflower oil


  • wash, peel and grate the carrots.
  • mix the almond milk and grated carrot together in a pan.
  • keep on fire and allow the mixture to simmer.
  • continue to simmer and cook stirring in between.
  • after 15-20 minutes add cardamom powder and stir.
  • when the mixture has started thickening, add sugar & oil.
  • stir and continue to cook.
  • when the mixture has almost dried, add the almond paste and dry fruits.
  • stir and cook further for 2-3 minutes. serve vegan carrot halwa hot or warm.
  • it can be also refrigerated and served cold. this vegan carrot halwa stays good in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.


Serving: 4g