Gajrela Recipe | Food Diaries | Zarnak Sidhwa | Dessert

Gajrela Recipe | Food Diaries
Gajrela Recipe | Food Diaries

Gajrela is our favorite Desi Dessert but it is often difficult to get the right proportion of ingredients. With a recipe so great this time, you’ll ace it without a doubt!

Watch this Masala TV video to learn how to make Gajrela and Orange rosemary cinnamon biscuits Recipes. This show of Food Diaries with Chef Zarnak Sidhwa aired on 29 December 2020.






  • Carrots, grated 1 kg
  • Basmati rice 1/2 kg
  • Milk 2 liters
  • Sugar 1 kg
  • Khoya 1/2 kg
  • Green cardamoms 5
  • Wheat flour 2 tbsp
  • Oil as required

For garnish:

  • Silver paper as required
  • Almonds and pistachios chopped as required

Cook soaked rice and carrots together. When the rice is fully cooked, then add milk and reduce it to half and then add sugar. Cook it for 10 minutes and then take it off the flame. When cold, add khoya and green cardamom powder. Make a mixture of wheat flour and oil and add in serve decorated with silver paper and almonds and pistachios.


  • Icing sugar 1/3 cup
  • Flour 1 cup
  • Baking powder 1 tsp
  • Custard powder 1/2 cup
  • Ground cinnamon 2 tsp
  • Dried rosemary 1 tsp
  • Finely grated orange rind 1 tbsp
  • Chilled butter, chopped 185gm


For cinnamon sugar:

  • Caster sugar 1/4 cup
  • Cinnamon powder 1/4 cup

Place icing sugar, flour, custard powder, cinnamon, rosemary and orange rind in a food processor. Process until well combined. Add the butter and process until a dough form. Turn dough onto a clean work surface and shape into a disc. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the fridge for 10 minutes to make the cinnamon sugar, combine the sugar and cinnamon in a bowl.roll tablespoonfuls of dough into balls. Roll in cinnamon sugar to coat. Place on the lined trays. Use a fork to flatten slightly. Bake at 190 degrees c for 15-20 minutes or until biscuits are golden. Cool on wire racks.

Gajrela Recipe in Urdu and English

At Masala TV you can check complete Gajrela Recipe in Urdu and English. This is one of the best recipes by chef Zarnak Sidhwa at Masala TV show Food Diaries. Check out the other best recipes of chefs Zarnak Sidhwa.

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