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Beetroot Halwo

Beetroot Halwo


Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes

Servings: 4-5

Cuisine: Indian
Category: Dessert


Beetroot (grated)– 3 medium
Ghee/ Clarified butter – 1/2 cup
Powdered Sugar – 1/8 cup
Milk – 2 cup
Cardamom powder – 1 tsp
Cashews and Raisins – 1/2 cup
Cashew nuts – for garnishing


Rinse, peel and grate the beetroots.In a pan combine 1/2 cup ghee and grated beetroot. Cook it on a low to medium flame let it  simmer.keep on stirring at intervals.

The grated beetroots will cook in the ghee now add 2 cup milk. Cook it and allow it to boil. The milk will start to reduce and evaporate. when the milk has 75% to 80% reduced, add 1/8 cup sugar to the halwa mixture. (Beetroots are already sweet so you will need very less amount of sugar for this halwa).Stir well and continue to simmer and cook on a low flame. Add 1/2 cup cashews and raisins, 1 tsp cardamom powder and simmer till all the milk is evaporated. Turn off the flame.

Garnish it with cashew nuts and serve ! 🙂



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