Beet Root Halwa

Beetroot halwa is a sweet dessert made from grated beetroot, sugar, and ghee (clarified butter). Serve the beetroot halwa warm or chilled as per your preference. Enjoy your homemade beetroot halwa!

Beet Root Halwa

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Recipe by S Kamala Course: SweetsCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Medium


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Try this delicious and nutritious beetroot halwa recipe made with beetroot, wheat flour, sugar, and ghee, topped with crunchy cashew nuts.


  • Beetroot (big size) – 1 No

  • Wheat flour – 1/4 cup

  • Sugar -1/2 cup

  • Ghee – 4 to 5 tablespoons

  • Cardamom Powder – ½ teaspoon

  • Cashew Nuts – few


  • Wash the beetroot and remove the skin. Cut it into medium size pieces.
  • Put the beetroot pieces in boiling water and cook for 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Remove, strain the water and allow the beetroot to cool down.
  • Put it in a mixie jar and grind it to a fine paste.
  • In a frying pan put one teaspoon ghee and fry the cashew nuts. Remove and keep aside.
  • In the same pan put one more teaspoon of ghee and add wheat flour and fry for few seconds.
  • Add beetroot paste and stir well.
  • Add sugar and stir continuously till the sugar dissolves and the halwa is thick.
  • Add remaining ghee and mix well.
  • Now add cardamom powder along with fried cashew nuts.
  • Mix well and transfer it to a greased bowl.

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  1. Hai kamala amma i found your site to be very useful now instead of calling my mother for clarification i chk out ur site. Many thanks for giving us such a wide variety of receipes with indian touch

  2. SwopnaBalaji

    Hi kamala,

    I found this recipe useful. I need one small clarification whether nutmeg powder is compulsary for this recipe.

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