Gajrella (Gajar Halwa)

Yields4 Servings
DifficultyIntermediatePrep Time1 hr 15 mins
 Cooking Oil Spray
 1 cup Carrotsshredded
 4 ½ cups Milkfat-free
 ½ tsp Saffron
 1 tbsp Sugar
  cup Raspberriesor 4 pieces fresh for garnish
 Mint Leavesfor garnish

In a medium non-stick pan, over a medium-low heat, evenly spray cooking oil for 2 seconds. Add carrots and sauté for 2 minutes. Add milk and saffron, bring to a rapid boil and reduce heat to lowest setting. Partially cover and cook for 3 to 4 hours or until mixture turns creamy. Stir occasionally to avoid sticking or burning.


Sprinkle sugar and stir.


Refrigerate for 4 hours and garnish with raspberries and mint leaves.

Chef's Tip:

This dessert could also be served warm or at room temperature. To decrease the sugar content of this recipe, a sugar substitute may be used.


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 (65g)

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 120Calories from Fat 5
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.5g1%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 5mg2%
Sodium 125mg6%
Total Carbohydrate 19g7%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Sugars 18g
Protein 9g18%

Vitamin A 90%
Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 35%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.