Vegan Carrot Halwa (Sweet Carrot Pudding)

This Indian dessert always remains a hot classic. It is basically a sweet pudding of carrots . This recipe calls out for only 5 ingredients and is super easy to make. Who knew vegan carrot halwa can taste best even without ghee and dairy milk. Are you still skeptical? You definitely must try this recipe for yourself to know it. What more you ask? This dessert is made from natural palm jaggery and doesn’t use refined sugars. Indulging never got this healthier! Let’s get started!

Vegan Carrot Halwa (Sweet Carrot Pudding)


3 – 4 servings

Prep time

15 mins

Cooking time

1 hr




  • Carrot – 2 cup, grated

  • Coconut milk – 2 cup

  • Palm Jaggery powder – 1/4 cup (adjust as desired)

  • Cardamom powder – 1/2 teaspoon

  • Broken cashews and Raisins – 2 tablespoons each

  • Pistachios – garnishing (optional)


  • On a low medium flame, heat a pot and add grated carrots and coconut milk. Bring the mixture to a boil and allow it to simmer, stirring occasionally.
  • The grated carrots will cook in the milk and will start to reduce. When it has reduced to 80%, add cardamom powder and palm jaggery powder and stir well.
  • Continue to cook until the mixture has dried up stirring the halwa in between. Towards the end add chopped cashews and raisins. Garnish with pistachios.
  • Serve warm or cold and enjoy! The halwa stays good in the fridge for about a week.

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