Gajar Halwa Tart Recipe

About Gajar Halwa Tart Recipe: The winter favourite Indian dessert, Gajar ka halwa is here. Gajar or carrot is a winter vegetable that is easten in abundance during the season and more so in the form of delectable halwa. Here is a recipe where your favourite halwa dish comes in a sweet tart with delicious rabdi on the side!

Ingredients of Gajar Halwa Tart

  • For the Tart:
  • 500 gms white butter
  • 250 gms breakfast sugar
  • 100 ml milk full fat
  • 750 gms refined flour
  • For Gajar ka Halwa:
  • 1 kg winter carrots
  • 200 gms ghee
  • 90 gms sugar
  • 200 gms khoya
  • 5 gms cardamom powder
  • 50 gms cashew nuts (crushed), fried
  • 50 gms almonds (crushed), fried
  • 400 ml full fat milk
  • For Rabdi:
  • full fat milk
  • grain sugar
  • green cardamom powder

How to Make Gajar Halwa Tart

  • For the tarts:
  • 1.Cream butter and sugar together till light and fluffy, adding milk gradually.
  • 2.Add the flour and mix thoroughly.
  • 3.Let the sweet paste rest in the refrigerator for at least 6 hours.
  • For the carrot halwa:
  • 1.Heat the ghee in a heavy bottomed pan and add grated carrots.
  • 2.Cook till the carrots are soft and moisture has been drained out. Add the sugar and cook further.
  • 3.Add full fat milk to the carrots and reduce over slow heat.
  • 4.Add the cardamom powder and nuts and khoya and cook over medium flame for further 20-25 minutes.
  • For Rabdi:
  • 1.Take full fat milk in a thick bottom pan and reduce over medium heat until reduced to ¼ of the original quantity. Add sugar and mix well.
  • 2.Cook for another 5-10 minutes until sugar dissolves.
  • 3.Once done, remove from flame and add green cardamom powder. Let it cool, cream butter and sugar together till light and fluffy, adding milk gradually.


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