Beetroot halwa is a delicious and healthy sweet with beetroot, milk, ghee, and honey. Beetroot halwa tastes similar to the carrot halwa.
There are varieties of halwa recipes like carrot halwa, moong halwa, sooji halwa and wheat flour halwa. All the halwa recipes are much more similar to one another but with different ingredients. Beetroot halwa is similar to the gajar(carrot) halwa, grated or shredded beetroot cooked with milk, sugar, and garnish with roasted cashew nuts, crushed cardamom, and raisins. I replaced the sugar with honey for a healthier option.
Smart Cooking Tips:
- You can replace the honey with sugar. Adjust adding honey or sugar according to your taste.
- You can replace the whole milk with 2% reduced fat milk.
Adding cashew nuts are optional. You can add raisins or any nuts of your choice.
Keep stirring the beetroot and milk mixture in between to avoid getting burned.
Healthy Dessert Recipes:
Beetroot halwa is a healthy dessert recipe with beetroot, milk, and honey. From kids to everyone loves this healthy dessert. You can store this dessert in a refrigerator for 2 to 3 days. Check out the recipe for other healthy desserts, date nut laddoo, peanut burfi, ragi peanut laddoo and oats sesame laddoo.
How to serve beetroot halwa?
You can serve beetroot halwa warm or cold.
Beetroot halwa is a delicious and healthy sweet with beetroot, milk, ghee and honey. Beetroot halwa tastes similar to the carrot halwa.
- 2 cup BEET ROOT
- 0.25 cup HONEY
- 1 tbsp GHEE
- 2 cup MILK
- 3 gms CASHEW NUTS RAW
- 1 no CARDAMOM
Rinse, peel and grate the beetroot using a vegetable grater or food processor.
In a saucepan, heat ghee, add cashew nuts and roast until the color changes to golden brown. Remove the cashew nuts from ghee using a spoon and keep aside until needed.
Add grated beetroot and cook until the beetroot becomes soft. Add milk and cook until the beetroot and milk mixture becomes thick.
Add honey, crushed cardamom and mix well. Cook again until the beetroot mixture becomes thick. Garnish with roasted cashew nuts and serve.