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Gajjar ki Barfi

Gajjar ki Barfi is an Indian sweet made with carrots, milk and sugar. The sweet is made in winters with special Delhi red carrots.
Course Breakfast, Indian Sweet, Tea Time
Cuisine Indian Cuisine
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 4 cups carrot grated
  • 1 cup milk
  • cup ½sugar
  • cup ½milk powder
  • tsp ¼cardamom powder
  • 2 tbsp almonds chopped
  • 1 tbsp Pistachios chopped


  • In a large pan, heat 2 tbsp ghee and roast 4 cups grated carrot.
  • Sauté for 5 minutes, or till the colour changes lightly and shrinks.
  • Add 1 cup milk and stir well.
  • Boil for 5-7minutes or till the carrot turns soft.
  • Stir occasionally, till the milk reduces completely and thickens.
  • Add the sugar and mix well till the sugar melts and thickens.
  • Add milk powder and cardamom powder and mix well .
  • Cook till the ghee separates and there’s no moisture .
  • Transfer the prepared mixture into greased tray lined with baking paper.
  • Sprinkle chopped almonds and pistachios and press gently .
  • Let the Barfi set , it could take anywhere around 30-45 minutes .
  • Pull out the baking paper and place the block of barfi on a chopping board.
  • Cut into desired shape.
  • Store barfi in a airtight container .


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