Carrot Halwa in Microwave

Carrot Halwa or Gajar ka Halwa is the most famous North Indian Dessert in winters. I have already posted the stove top method now let’s check out this quick and easy microwave version of this classic dessert. Normally we used to prepare carrot halwa with lots of carrots and it take much time. So when you are craving for gajar ka halwa , make this effortless and quick version and enjoy warm bowl of it in the winters. So lest start the recipe. Yum


1 kg carrots , grated
1 cup milk
1/2 cup fresh milk cream
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon clarified butter
2 cardamom , crushed
1 -2 tablespoon nuts , sliced

Take clarified butter and cardamom in a microwave safe bowl and MW for 1 minutes on high .
Add grated carrots , milk and milk cream . Stir and microwave for 8 minutes . Keep stirring in between after every 2 minutes.

Add sugar and microwave again for 2-3 minutes or till all the water from carrots evaporates .
Add 1 tablespoon of clarified butter from the side of bowl and add sliced nuts . Microwave again for 1 minute.

Serve hot or warm .

Serve-2. Cooking time 10- 15 minutes

Note: Cooking in MW depends in type of MW and utensil. I prepared with 1 kg carrots and mine take total of 16 minutes for whole process.
You may halve the ingredients and cooking time for small batches.

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Sapana Behl

9 comments on “Carrot Halwa in Microwave”

  1. I have to thank you a thousand times for this recipe. I love the halwa and am trilled that its made in microwave. Of course, I am making it. There's two carrots in my fridge, so shall try a small portion.

  2. yummy halwa.. looks nice.. 🙂

  3. Tisa Jacob says:

    Nice Sapana. I want to do halwa in a microwave now, thanks for simplifying this favorite recipe :))

  4. Halwa looks lip smackingly good dear

  5. that is so tempting… what more can be a better dessert in this cold winter with fresh carrots available in plenty

  6. hey wat a coincidence.. My next post is also carrot halwa

  7. Tinku Ji says:

    The halwa looks so so so good

  8. Perfect this winters…loved every bit of it….yum yum yum..
    Link in my event and 2 giveaways

  9. Thanks for linking sapna 🙂

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