This Winter Delicacy From Lucknow- Kali Gajar Ka Halwa

Nobody Told Me This Winter Delicacy From Lucknow Is On The Dark Side- Kali Gajar Ka Halwa

Food blogger attempts to sell Lucknow street vendor’s famous Kali Gajar Ka Halwa in the viral video clip. And believe us, it looked like concrete.

The winter season is all about sampling tasty sweet treats. Among numerous, Gajar Ka Halwa holds among the top placements. A lot of us have appreciated this delicious treat from time to time and also yet crave some more after licking the plate tidy.

Nonetheless, you might not want the second aiding of this specific black gajar ka halwa marketed by a street food vendor in Lucknow.

Shared on Instagram by food blogger Gaurav Wasan of the Baba Ka Dhaba popularity, the video reveals him trying a plate of Kali gajar ka halwa. No. We are not bluffing!

Credits- Ranveer Brar

The halwa is black, and also Gaurav appears to appreciate the taste of the meal in the video.

The video has been viewed over 1.5 million times, and netizens clearly showed their amazement about the meal.

Lots of termed the halwa as cement. Nevertheless, some have explained that kali halwa is a prominent recipe in Lucknow, where beetroots are used in the prep work.

Recipe of Kali Gajar ka Halwa


1.One kilogram of organic purple or black gajar (carrots), peeled and grated

2.One and a half litres of whole milk

3.One cup of Khoya (milk solids)

4.One and a half cups of sugar

5.One teaspoon of green cardamom powder

6.One cup of desiccated coconut

7.One-fourth cup of ghee

8.Two tablespoons of chopped almonds

9.Two tablespoons of chopped pistachios

10.One tablespoon of raisins


1.Place the grated gajar in a saucepan.

2.Add the milk and stir well.

3.Cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes, stirring continuously.

4.Add the khoya and sugar and mix well.

5.Cook on a medium flame for 15 minutes, stirring continuously.

6.Add the cardamom powder, coconut and ghee and mix well.

7.Cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes.

8.Add the almonds, pistachios and raisins and mix gently.

9.Cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes.

10.Serve hot.

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  • […] Gajar ka halwa is a sweet you can make from carrots, milk, ghee (clarified butter) and sugar. It has a very nice orange color with a soft texture that melts in your mouth when you take it out after cooking for hours on slow heat until it becomes caramelized brownish red color that gives this dish its name – “gajar” means carrot in the Hindi language while “ka” stands for “of.” […]

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