Beetroot Halwa
Beetroot Halwa
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Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings: 4
Brighten up your dinner with a vibrant beetroot halwa! This luscious Indian dessert is a sweet symphony of grated beetroot, creamy milk, and aromatic cardamom, simmered to perfection.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories351kcal
Carbs43g
Fat18g
Saturates11g
Sugars40g
Protein6g
Fibre4g

Ingredients

  • 500 g Beetroot peeled and grated
  • 500 ml Milk
  • 100 g Sugar
  • 50 g Butter unsalted
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 50 g Mixed Nuts Almonds, Cashews, Pistachios
  • Saffron Strands
  • 1 tbsp Ghee

Instructions

  • In a large non-stick pan, heat the ghee over medium heat.
  • Add the grated beetroot and sauté for 5 minutes until it softens.
  • Pour in the whole milk and simmer on low heat, stirring occasionally, until the milk reduces and thickens, about 30-35 minutes.
  • Add the sugar and cardamom powder, mix well, and continue to cook for another 5-10 minutes until the halwa thickens further.
  • In a separate small pan, melt the unsalted butter. Add the chopped nuts and sauté until they turn golden brown.
  • Add the saffron strands to the halwa and mix well.
  • Finally, pour the melted butter and nuts over the halwa and give it a good stir.
  • Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, then remove from heat.
  • Serve warm, garnished with additional chopped nuts if desired.

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