Rising up in India, gaajar ka halwa is a staple dish that everybody appears to be like ahead to as quickly as winter approaches. Made with ghee, spices, nuts and sugar, gaajar ka halwa is the desi model of the extra gentle however equally flavourful and spice-laden carrot cake. Whereas those that like one or the opposite will not face points, however in the event you want to eat a mixture of each, then Chef Ranveer Brar has simply the answer for you.

Chef Ranveer Brar is thought to place his spin on most conventional recipes, and this Carrot Halwa Cake is an ideal instance. Taking much less that an hour to make, this recipe is really the perfect of each worlds. Test it out….


For Cake

¼ cup Semolina

¼ cup Powder sugar

1 tsp Baking powder

½ tsp Baking soda

1 ½ cup Refined flour

A pinch of cardamom powder

3 tbsp Butter

3 tbsp Oil

1 cup Salt

1 Star anise

2 Inexperienced cardamom

½ tsp Fennel seeds

¾ cup Ready gajar halwa

5-10 Pistachios, chopped

⅓ cup Condensed milk

2 tbsp Milk

2 tbsp Curd, crushed

For Gajar Halwa

1 kg Winter carrots, grated

¼ cup Ghee

2 liter Milk

⅓ cup Sugar

For Greasing


Refined flour

For Compote

4-5 Strawberry, slice

1 tbsp Sugar

½ Winter carrots, julienned

½ tsp Lemon juice

For Garnish

Icing sugar

Mint leaf

Technique to organize:

For Gajar Halwa:

Begin by heating ghee in a big pan or kadai, add grated carrots and prepare dinner until they’re delicate. Then add milk and prepare dinner on gradual flame until all of the milk is evaporated after which add sugar in it. Prepare dinner for 4 minutes and change off the flame and maintain the halwa on room temperature.

For Gajar Halwa Cake

Add 1 cup of salt and entire spices in a stress cooker and place a wire stand within the backside. Shut the lid, and let it warmth in medium-high flame.

In a bowl, add all dry components Semolina, Sugar, Baking powder, Baking soda, refined flour and cardamom powder combine it nicely. Add butter and oil within the dry combination and blend nicely.

Add Gajar halwa, pistachios, and condensed milk in dry combination. Then add milk and curd within the combination and blend it nicely.

Stick the parchment paper within the cake tin and grease it by utilizing just a little little bit of butter and flour. Switch the batter within the cake tin.

Place the cake tin fastidiously contained in the cooker utilizing tongs and shut. Regulate warmth to medium-low and bake for 40-45 minutes.

Test the cake with a toothpick by poking it within the centre, if it comes out clear take the cake tin out of Cooker.

For Compote and Garnish

Warmth a pan add sliced strawberry, sugar and julienned carrot in it, permit to prepare dinner for 3-4 minutes after which add lemon juice in it.

To garnish, begin by spreading the compote then place mint leaves and mud with icing sugar.

(Recipe courtesy Chef Ranveer Brar)

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