One chef, one recipe: Gajar Dudhi Kaju Bites by Chef Rajesh Shetty

Sweeten up those weekend plans with some kitchen experiments involving gajar, dudhi, kaju, and this fun recipe by Chef Rajesh Shetty
Chef rajesh shetty shares his signature recipe for gajar dudhi kaju bites in the spirit of tricolour celebrations
Chef Rajesh Shetty shares his signature recipe for Gajar Dudhi Kaju Bites in the spirit of tricolour celebrations

Craving gajar ka halwa? Or dudhi ka halwa? Or kaju barfi? What if you could have it all in one deliciously compact bite? Keep reading for a fun and simple recipe! 

Different waves of the pandemic have forced people into the kitchen for one reason or another. Whether a therapeutic distraction from life, a fun activity, or simply to feed yourself, everyone’s been donning the once elusive chef’s hat. 

Chef Rajesh Shetty, Executive Chef, Adani Lounge by Travel Food Services, Mumbai shares a special recipe for Gajar Dudhi Kaju Bites, which is sure to spruce up any meal. Working with Travel Food Services, the chef has shown commitment towards transforming the travel experience in India as well as people’s palates along the way. 

These delicious gajar dudhi kaju bites might be a labour of love, but are so worth it!
These delicious Gajar Dudhi Kaju Bites might be a labour of love, but are so worth it!

With major concessions across key airports including Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Bengaluru, TFS has been transforming travel experience for over 75 million passengers every year. Now what better credentials could one ask for before attempting an easy process designed to delight? 


Gajar halwa

  • 500 gm grated carrots
  • 250 ml milk
  • 90 gm sugar
  • 20 ml ghee
  • 15 gm cashew nuts
  • 10 gm raisins
  • 10 gm pistachios
  • 10 gm almonds

Dudhi halwa

  • 500 gm grated dudhi
  • 90 gm sugar
  • 20 ml ghee
  • 250 ml milk
  • 2 gm cardamom
  • 10 gm pistachios
  • 10 gm almonds

Kaju filling

  • 200 gm ground cashew nut
  • 90 ml water 
  • 150 gm sugar
  • 5 ml rose water
  • 2 gm cardamom powder
  • 10 ml ghee for cooking
  • 5 ml ghee for greasing


  • Grate carrots, sauté in half ghee till some moisture evaporates. Add milk and let it cook till the carrots have become soft and the milk has almost evaporated.
  • Add sugar to the remaining ghee followed by the toasted nuts and raisins.
  • Grate dudhi and sauté in half the ghee. Cook till moisture evaporates and the mixture has become soft.
  • Reduce the milk and then add to the dudhi mixture. Cook it further till the milk has evaporated. Add sugar, ghee and cardamom. Adjust seasoning accordingly. Add toasted nuts to the mixture.
  • For the kaju mixture, mix sugar and water and boil rapidly. Add the ground cashew nuts and cook on low heat till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan, then add cardamom powder. Pour it on a pan and slightly knead the mixture. Spread on a greased tray and roll it to the desired thickness
  • To assemble the bites place the dudhi halwa in the bottom of the pan. Then layer on the kaju mixture and top with gajar halwa. Leave it in the refrigerator for 1 hour for the mixture to set.
  • To serve, cut them into squares and garnish with toasted nuts.

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