Gajjar ni Barfi(Carrot Burfi)

Gajjar Burfi is a delicious fudge made from carrots, butter and milk, sprinkled  with almonds
and pistachios.  It can be served as a dessert.

Gajjar ni Burfi


  • 3               lb carrots
  • 1/2            lb butter
  • 1               lb powder milk
  • 1/2            tsp cardamon seeds
  • 1/2            tsp nutmeg powder
  • 20             strands saffron
  • 1               can condensed milk
  • 1               tbsp chopped almonds
  • 1               tbsp  chopped pistachios
  • 1               tsp white poppy seeds


  1. Peel and grate the carrots (you should have 2 1/2 lbs)
  2. In large saucepan melt the butter and saute the carrots till most of the liquid has evaporated.
  3. Add the powder milk and mix well.  Cook for about 5 minutes stirring continuously.
  4. Add, cardamon seeds, nutmeg powder, saffron, and evaporated milk, mix well.
  5. Put the saucepan in a preheated 350 degree oven.  Stir it every 15 minutes 3 times.  
  6. The mixture will be thick, mix well pour it into a 10 x 12 inch baking pan.
  7. Sprinkle it with chopped nuts and poppy seeds.
  8. Let it set overnight, cut into squares or diamonds and serve.

Condensed Milk


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