Beetroot halwa / beet pudding
Written by Jayashree
Published on January 4, 2016

Beetroot are another supernatural food that we need to include in our diet. There are many dishes that we can do with this magical vegetable. From salads to desserts,it can be incorporated in various ways. Here is beetroot halwa which is a sweet delicacy that can be served as a dessert .

Beetroot consists of sodium, potassium,  iron magnesium and Vitamin C and B6 .It  is packed with vital nutrients that enriches blood supply.

Benefits of Beet :

Beetroots help to lower the cholestrol level. It helps to prevent heart attack,stroke and blood pressure.

It is rich source of anti- oxidant. It consists of beta cyanine, which helps to reduce the bad cholesterol. Thus, it helps to maintain our immune system.

It helps prevent dementia and alzeihmer. The nitrate contents has shown to increases supply of blood to the brain and thus helps in preventing dementia. Folic acid aids in preventing alzeihmer.

It helps to control some kinds of cancer. Colon and liver cancer are mainly prevented. The dietary fibre of the beet helps in throwing out the waste from the body effectively.

Beet helps in improving the vision.

Helps prevent osteoporosis.

It is proven to be good for pregnant mothers and unborn child, contains folic acid which is recommended by doctors.

It nourishes the root of the hair, thus it helps in strengthening and growth of it. It also helps in preventing dandruff.

It helps in reducing the signs of aging.

It is ideal diet supplement. It helps in maintaining a constant weight.

Ways to incorporate :

Salads : Grate it and use ii as a salad with salt and lime juice.

Stirfry : It can be read here.

Pulav : You can make tasty rice dishes with this veggie. This is made using brown rice along with beet and sprouts.

Sweet : Beetroot halwa is tasty.

Snacks : It can be used in various kinds.Cutlet recipe shall update soon.Veg cheese croquettes recipe can be read here.

 

Today sharing with you all Beetroot halwa , a sweet that can be prepared within an hour. The bright colour is simply irresistible.  Do check out the recipe below.

Beetroot halwa / beet pudding
Recipe Type: Sweets
Cuisine: South
Author: Jayashree
Prep time:
Cook time:
Total time:
Serves: 4
A healthy and tasty sweet dish made using beetroot
Ingredients
  • Beetroot grated 2cups
  • milk 1cup
  • sugar 1 1/2cup
  • ghee 2tbsp
  • cashew nuts 8
  • salt a pinch
  • cardamom powder 1/4 tsp
Instructions
  1. Take a thick bottom pan, add ghee and roast the cashews.Keep them aside.
  2. Add the grated beet and roast it in the remaining ghee for three minutes.
  3. Add milk and let cook on a low flame. Let it condense.
  4. Add sugar and stir. Allow to cook on a low flame until it reaches medium consistency.
  5. Finally, add the salt and mix well.
  6. Add the cardamom powder and remove from heat.
  7. Garnish with roasted cashew pieces.
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Beetroot halwa / beet pudding

Beetroot halwa is a tasty and healthy delicacy. It is apt for any celebration. 

Course festive treats, indian sweets, sweets
Cuisine South Indian
Keyword beet pudding, beetroot halwa, halwa, recipe with beet
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Author Jayashree

Ingredients

  • 2 cups beetroot grated
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1.5 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoon ghee
  • 8 cashew
  • salt a pinch
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder

Instructions

  1. Take a thick bottom pan, add ghee and roast the cashews.Keep them aside.

  2. Add the grated beet and roast it in the remaining ghee for three minutes.
  3. Add milk and let cook on a low flame. Let it condense.
  4. Add sugar and stir. Allow to cook on a low flame until it reaches medium consistency.
  5. Finally, add the salt and mix well.
  6. Add the cardamom powder and remove from heat.
  7. Garnish with roasted cashew pieces.

 

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2 Comments

  1. kushi

    5 stars
    Healthy and super delicious Halwa 🙂

    Reply
  2. Sowmiasgalley

    Yummmyyyyy and delicious halwa.. Love the color

    Reply

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