Instant Pot Carrot Halwa Recipe(Gajar Ka Halwa)

Instant Pot Carrot Halwa Recipe(Gajar Ka Halwa)

Learn how to make Instant Pot carrot halwa or gajar ka halwa. This is a delicious Indian pudding made with grated carrots, sugar, milk and with some cardamom powder.

Instant Pot Carrot Halwa

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SHHH COOKING SECRETLY CHALLENGE

This month theme for the challenge is “Warm desserts “which is suggested by Rafeeda who blogs at The Big sweet tooth. She as a wonderful collection of recipe and one of my favourite recipe from her blog is Lime Olive Oil cake.

My partner for this theme is  Narmadha who blogs at Nams Corner. She gave cardamom and Ghee as my secret ingredients. I gave her sugar and sago as her secret ingredients and she came up with a delicious Semiya Javvarisi payasam

INGREDIENTS TO MAKE CARROT HALWA

Instant Pot Carrot Halwa

INSTANT POT CARROT HALWA RECIPE WITH STEP WISE INSTRUCTIONS:

INGREDIENTS:

  • Grated Carrots – 2 Cups
  • Ghee/clarified butter – 2 Tbsp
  • Cashew nuts – 2 Tbsp
  • Raisins – 1Tbsp
  • Milk – 1 Cup
  • Sugar – 1/2 to 3/4 cup
  • Milk powder – 2 Tbsp(optional)
  • Cardamom powder – 1/2 Tsp

PREPARATION:

Place the inner pot inside the Instant Pot.

Switch on the sauté mode. Once the inner pot is hot. Add ghee.

Now add cashew nuts,raisins and saute them until they turn into golden colour.Once they golden take them into a bowl and keep aside.

Then add grated carrot and sauté for 5 minutes. Add milk and mix well.

Now cancel the saute mode.Close the lid and keep the valve in sealing mode.

Select pressure cook mode and set to high pressure for 5 minutes.

Once the cooking is done, allow the pressure to release naturally.
Open the lid and switch on the saute mode.

Add sugar and mix well. Cook on saute mode until it thicknes (it takes approx. 20 minutes)

Now Milk powder, cardamom powder and stir well. Cook for 2more minutes. By now the carrot halwa will be thick enough.

Finally add roasted nuts and mix well.Enough the delicious halwa warm or cold. I personally enough when it is warm.

Instant Pot Carrot Halwa

NOTES:

You can store this in an airtight container and keep it in refrigerator for 2-3 days.

Before serving microwave it for 30 seconds and enjoy.

Adjust sugar quantity according to your taste.

Adding milk powder to the halwa gives a nice texture when you eat. But this is optional.

5 from 12 votes
Instant Pot Carrot Halwa
Instant Pot Carrot Halwa Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 

Learn how to make Instant Pot carrot halwa or gajar ka halwa. This is a delicious Indian pudding made with grated carrots, sugar, milk and with some cardamom powder.

Course: Dessert, Indian sweets
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: carrot halwa, carrot pudding, gajar halwa, instant pot carrot halwa
Servings: 4 People
Author: Pavani
Ingredients
  • Grated Carrots – 2 Cups
  • Ghee/clarified butter – 2 Tbsp
  • Cashew nuts – 2 Tbsp
  • Raisins – 1Tbsp
  • Milk – 1 Cup
  • Sugar – 1/2 to 3/4 cup
  • Milk powder – 2 Tbsp optional
  • Cardamom powder – 1/2 Tsp
Instructions
  1. Place the inner pot inside the Instant Pot.
  2. Switch on the sauté mode. Once the inner pot is hot. Add ghee.
  3. Now add cashew nuts, raisins and saute them until they turn into golden colour. Once they are golden take them into a bowl and keep aside.
  4. Then add grated carrot and sauté for 5 minutes. Add milk and mix well.
  5. Now cancel the saute mode. Close the lid and keep the valve in sealing mode.
  6. Select pressure cook mode and set to high pressure for 5 minutes.
  7. Once the cooking is done, allow the pressure to release naturally. Open the lid and switch on the saute mode.
  8. Add sugar and mix well. Cook on saute mode until it thickens (it takes approx. 20 minutes)
  9. Now Milk powder, cardamom powder and stir well. Cook for 2more minutes. By now the carrot halwa will be thick enough.
  10. Finally, add roasted nuts and mix well. Enough the delicious halwa warm or cold. I personally enough when it is warm.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes
  • You can store this in an airtight container and keep it in the refrigerator for 2-3 days.
  • Before serving microwave it for 30 seconds and enjoy. Adjust sugar quantity according to your taste.
  • Adding milk powder to the halwa gives a nice texture when you eat. But this is optional.

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Instant Pot Carrot Halwa

14 thoughts on “Instant Pot Carrot Halwa Recipe(Gajar Ka Halwa)

  1. Gajar Ka Halwa is love! Can’t imagine winter going by without making this dessert at least once, and having it piping hot!

    Love your Instant Pot version. The milk powder must have added so much richness to the Gajar Ka Halwa!5 stars

  2. I always love carrot halwa, whoever makes it and gives me a bowl to really enjoy it… esepcailly in this weather…5 stars

  3. A winter classic, and the colour and the texture of the halwa is so perfect. Liked that you have made in Instant pot it saves so much time, I will try this too, as looking for some nice recipes with Instant pot.5 stars

  4. Gajar halwa looks super tempting. I love gajar halwa hot or cold both. Loved the use of milk powder in halwa. It will definitely enhance the taste. So well explained recipe using instant pot.

  5. Classic winter dessert Gajar ka Halwa. How can we let winter go without halwa? Love the texture and color of your halwa. Absolutely yum.5 stars

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