October 27, 2016

Beetroot Halwa | Halwa Recipes

Beetroot is a very nutritious vegetable which has high  anti-oxidants which increase body immunity. Traditionally we only use beetroot as poriyal and very limited (even when compared to carrot). Beetroot Alva is a good way to make it sweet and more tasty. It is very tasty and will be liked by all. Beetroot Alva is worth a lot and do not miss it.

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Recipe Cuisine : South Indian | Recipe Category: Sweets
Preparation Time: 5 mins  | Cooking Time: 20 mins | Yields: 2 cups
Grated Beetroot
1 cup
Boiled Cold Milk
2 cups
½ cup
Cardamom Pods
2 tbsp
Cashew nuts

1. Wash and peel the skin of the beetroot. Grate them using the grater.
2. Grind them into small pieces using the dry mixie jar. Just pulse the mixie for 2-3 times only.
3.  Add the grated beetroot and milk in a cooker. Mix them well.
4. Cook them for 3 whistles in a medium flame. Switch off the flame and allow it to cool down completely.
5. Then open the lid of the cooker and mix them well. Cook it in a medium flame till the water content absorbs completely.  
6. Then add the sugar and powdered cardamom. Mix well and cook it in a low flame till the mixture becomes thick.
7. Meanwhile, heat the ghee in a pan, add cashew nuts and fry till they become golden color.
8. Mix the fried cashews with ghee (from 7) to the mixture (from 6). Immediately transfer it into a serving bowl. Serve it hot or warm or cold.
     Mouth melting and healthy halwa is ready !!!

1. Adjust the sugar level according to you taste from ½ cup to ¾ cup.
2. You can add milk 1 cup and water 1 cup instead of 2 cups of milk.


Boni's Healthy Twists said...

Yum and delicious !!! love it !!! healthy too !!!

Unknown said...

Very colorful and nutritious Halwa dear. The step by step picture and the process is well explained. I too have posted Pumpkin Halwa or Kashi Halwa at http://www.rasakitchen.com/kashi-halwa-pumpkinash-guard-halwa/. I will be very happy if you could follow me

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