Microwave carrot halwa recipe – How to make gajar ka halwa in microwave – microwave recipes

Microwave carrot halwa is  a more quick and easy way of making carrot/gajar ka halwa.  This delicious dessert is made instantly and within minutes by using the microwave oven.  Carrot halwa is a very popular dessert in North India especially during winters, when fresh juicy red carrots are available in plenty in the market.  Unlike the traditional recipe, this carrot halwa recipe is also equally delicious and a must try for sweet lovers.

You can also try the other methods for making carrot halwa :

Gajar ka halwa in pressure cooker

Gajar ka halwa with condensed milk


Prep Time : 10  mins

Cook Time : 25  mins

Servings : 2 to 3 persons

Indian cuisine


Grated carrot – 4 cups

Milk – 1 cup

Sugar – 1/2 cup

Ghee – 2 tablespoons

Cardamom powder – 1/4 teaspoon

Cashewnuts – 1 tablespoon

Raisins – 1 tablespoon


Mix ghee and grated  carrots in a microwave bowl.  Microwave on 100 percent power for 2 minutes.  Then add milk and mix well.

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Add sugar and cardamom powder.  Mix well.  Microwave uncovered for 15 minutes on high power.  Mix once after 5 minutes.

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Microwave again for another 10 minutes or till the milk is fully absorbed by the carrots.   Allow a standing time of 5 minutes.

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Garnish with ghee roasted cashewnuts and raisins.

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Serve gajar ka halwa hot or cold as desired, decorated with nuts.



You can add 1/2 a cup of fresh mawa/khoya alongwith milk, for a more enhanced flavour.

It stays good for upto a week when kept in the fridge.

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