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

Recipe by S Kamala
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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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