Garjarela (Sweet Carrot Dessert)

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 35 mins

Enjoy a traditional Indian dessert with this simple, tempting recipe for spiced, candied carrot.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring a pan of water to the boil. Add in the grated carrots and simmer for 10 minutes. Drain into a colander.
  2. Melt the butter in a pan with the cloves, cardamom and cinnamon on a very low heat.
  3. Add the milk and stir well.
  4. When you can smell the cardamom, add the sugar.
  5. Stir until the sugar has dissolved and then add in the drained carrots.
  6. Cook gently, stirring, until the liquid has cooked off, around 5 minutes.
  7. Cover and cook on a very low heat for 15 minutes.

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