Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Beetroot Halwa - Indian Sweet

Welcome to my cookbook cookerypoint. Now, my recipe is mouthwatering Beetroot Halwa. This Sweet belongs to South Indian Cuisine. The main ingredients are beetroot and sugar. This South Indian Recipe is very simple and easy to make during rushup hours to invite guests. This is my mom's recipe which she makes for my every birthday and which is my favourite too. Lets go to our halwa...:)

Beetroot Halwa-cookerypoint-South Indian Recipe


Beetroot - 4 cups(Grated)
Sugar - 2 1/2 cup
Ghee - 4 tbspn
Cashewnuts - 2 tbspn
Raisins - 1 tspn
Almonds - 1 tbspn
Oil as required


Grate the beetroots with large holes of the grater.So that beetroot have their shape even after cooking.
Heat ghee in cooker and add grated beetroot and sugar.
Mix it well and cook it for 4 -5 whistles.
Stir the beetroot well and cook it in medium if the halwa looks semi liquid.
In the meantime,check the sugar and add according to your taste.
Fry the cashews, raisins and almonds in ghee or oil.
After halwa reached its consistency, add the fried nuts to it.
Now, delicious beetroot halwa is ready to serve.

Serving Suggestion:

The Beetroot Halwa can be served as sweet in lunch or this South Indian Recipe can be served as evening snacks.


Viki's Kitchen said...

Hi Ila, The halwa looks very perfect. So sweet to read that your mom makes it for your birthdays. My favorite too, I make it whenever I run out of any sweet at home:)Yours look fabulous.

ila said...

HI Viki's Kitchen...
Thanks for stopping here and for ur valuable comment....
Wat a great blog u have....:)
Such a delicious recipes and tried some of ur recipes tooo. just perfect....
Thanks for joining my kitchen...
Keep visiting my kitchen and have a nice time :)

Good Gynecologist in Anna Nagar said...

Looks yummy. And to think that this preparation is sugar free makes it even healthier.

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