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Beetroot Halwa
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Beetroot Halwa

Course Desserts, Sweet, Breakfast, Sweets, Snacks
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 People
Author Raksha Kamat

Ingredients

  • 3 cups beetroot peeled and grated
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoon desi ghee / clarified butter
  • 8 tablespoon sugar
  • 4 cardamom pods peeled and crushed
  • 15 raisins / khismish
  • 10 cashew nuts crushed
  • 15 almonds crushed
  • 1/2 cup condensed milk

Instructions

  • To make beetroot halwa, keep all ingredients ready.
  • Heat a kadai and add 1 tablespoon ghee. Add the raisins and let them get puffed. Remove them from the kadai and keep aside.
  • Add remaining ghee and after it is heated, add grated beetroot. Sauté for around 5 minutes on high heat till beetroot becomes soft.
  • Reduce the flame to heat to low.
  • Add milk and condensed milk and stir.
  • Mix sugar and stir.
  • Add crushed cashewnuts, almonds, and ghee fried raisins. Simmer for 25-30 minutes by stirring the contents occasionally.
  • Remember to keep the flame or heat low to prevent beetroot halwa from sticking to the bottom of the pan.
  • Mix well and continue to stir till the beetroot halwa thickens and starts leaving the sides of the pan.
  • Garnish with crushed cardamom powder and mix well.
  • You can switch off the gas, after halwa thickens and starts leaving the sides of the pan.

Notes

  • Remember to keep the flame or heat low to prevent beetroot halwa from sticking to the bottom of the pan.
  • Quantity of sugar can be altered as per the sweetness of beetroots.