12th April 2024

Beetroot Halwa

Beetroot Halwa

Beetroots in a sweet dish? Yes. Try the Beetroot Halwa and please all your loved ones. Serve the Beetroot Halwa hot or serve cold.

Serves : 4 persons

Prep. Time : 10 Mins.

Cooking Time : 15 Mins.


  • Beetroot (peeled and grated coarsely) – 600 gms.
  • Sugar – 5 tbsp.
  • Mava [Khoya / Khava] (crumbled) – 200 gms.
  • Pure Ghee – 4 tbsp.
  • Green Cardamom (powdered) – 6 to 8
  • Almonds (blanched and sliced) – 10 to 12
Making of Beetroot Halwa

Step 1:     Pressure cook the grated beetroot and sugar with 50 ml of water on high heat till three whistles go.  Take off the heat and open the lid immediately.

Making of Beetroot Halwa

Step 2:     Place the open pan on low heat and add the mawa, ghee and powdered cardamom and mix well. Cook for 6 to 8 minutes on low heat. You may feel it is wet, but it will thicken on standing.

Making of Beetroot Halwa
Making of Beetroot Halwa

Step 3:     Take off the heat, sprinkle the nuts and you are ready to serve.

Making of Beetroot Halwa

Step 4:     (optional) If serving on Valentine’s Day, cool the halva in the refrigerator and then use moulds to make heart shaped pieces.


  • Alternate to blanching the almonds is soaking the same in hot water for 20 to 30 minutes and then peel and slice.

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