beetroot, sugar, ghee, and a variety of spices such as cardamom and nutmeg. It is a popular dessert in North India, and it is often served during festivals and special occasions. Beetroot Halwa is also known for its unique texture, which is creamy and smooth, and it’s beautiful color which is vibrant pink.
Here is a recipe for preparing Beetroot Halwa at home:
- 2 cups grated beetroot
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup ghee
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg powder
- 1/4 cup chopped cashews and raisins (optional)
- In a pan, heat the ghee and sauté the grated beetroot until the beetroot becomes soft.
- Add the sugar, milk, cardamom powder, and nutmeg powder, and stir well.
- Cook until the mixture thickens and the beetroot is cooked through.
- Add the cashews and raisins if desired and cook for a few more minutes.
- Serve hot or warm.
You can adjust the quantity of sugar as per your taste. Beetroot halwa can also be garnished with chopped pistachios or almonds for added flavor and texture. Enjoy!
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