Microwave Carrot Halwa


Today I am posting a quick and easy way to make ‘Carrot Halwa’ using microwave.  ‘Carrot Halwa’ is a well known traditional Indian sweet which is usually made during festivals.  So dear friends, make this delicious dessert within no time and enjoy with your kids!

I am sending yummy ‘Carrot Halwa’ to Paru for the event “MEC: Sweets ‘n’ Savouries” which was started by Srivalli



Grated Carrots – 300 gm

Sugar – 3/4 cup

Ghee – 1/4 cup

Milk powder – 1/2 cup

Cashew nuts – 10

Golden raisins – 1 tbsp

Cardamom essence – 1 tsp



Mix the grated carrots with sugar and ghee in a microwave bowl.  Close with a lid and microwave for 8 minutes.  Take out and add milk powder, cashew nuts, raisins and cardamom essence.  Mix well, cover with the lid and microwave for 3 minutes.  Take out and stir well.  Microwave for 1 minute more.  Let it stand for 5 minutes in the microwave.  Serve warm and enjoy!

You can add cardamom powder instead of cardamom essence.

Microwave timings may vary according to watts.  So adjust the timings as suited to your microwave.


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  1. Love the MW carrot halwa, looks beautiful and congrats with the award and thankyou for passing them to me also.

  2. Congrats on ur well deserving awards dea..!!!
    halwa looks perfect and delicious..
    soo yummy!!! Adipoli

  3. The halwa sounds very easy to make and delicious. Congrats for the Award and thanks for passing it on to me. Greatly appreciated.

  4. Slurp!! mouthwatering halwa, feel like finishing that bowl..:)
    Congrats on all ur well deserved awards and thanks a lot dear for sharing them with me:)I am so happy to receive it from u..Will update it soon..:)

  5. Congrats on your award Lissie and carrot halwa look so appetising… nice bright color and click 🙂

  6. Congrats on ur awards and delicious halwa, am hungry now..

  7. congrats on ur awards!
    carrot halwas looks yummy and simple. great entry

  8. Wow…that’s an simple and yum halwa….fast to make too…congrats on the awards…

  9. Thank you Happy!

  10. Thank you so much Sarah dea…! 🙂

  11. Ivy, you plz try this dessert once and see for yourself how tasty it is! Thanks! 🙂

  12. Thank you Sangeetha for your love and support! 😀

  13. Thanks a lot Padma!

  14. Thank you Priya!

  15. Praju, hope you will try it out… 🙂 Thanks!

  16. Lubna, glad to hear from you after a long time… 🙂 Thanks a lot!

  17. Wow!what a wonderful blog. I’m gonna try out your moong dal payasam today. would love to try this halwa also…. looks so delicious. 300 gms of carrots are how many carrots or how many cups of grated carrot?


  18. Hi Rg,

    Thanks for visiting my blog! Hope you liked the moong dal payasam… 300gms of carrots will be 2 cups of grated carrots approximately.

    Happy cooking,

  19. Tried this halwa recipe also. Yummy-licious! very tasty indeed. Thanks a lot.

  20. By the way it looks delicious