Sunday, April 11, 2010

Beetroot Halwa and My First Award

Jayanthy Kumaran | 11:24 | |

Beetroot Halwa and My First Award:

Today morning, as usual when I checked my mail, I’m really very excited to receive bouquet of Awards from my friends Sonu and Suhaina. Thanks dear for your Love and Appreciation. To celebrate my first and precious awards, I prepared my favorite tasty Indian Dessert ‘ Beetroot Halwa’. This is very easy to prepare and tastes awesome…Let’s try this delicious halwa and enjoy the beautiful moments..:)


  • Beetroot                                  - ¼ kg
  • Sugar                                       - 1 ½ cup
  • Milk                                         - ¼ l
  • Ghee                                        - 3 tbsp
  • Cashew                                   - 5
  • Cardamom                              - 1 or 2
  • Raisins                                     - 6
  • Almond                                   - 4


  1. Grate the beetroot to fine pieces.
  2. Add milk and cook it on low flame, until it is done.
  3. Heat ghee in pan, roast grated cashew, crushed cardamom and raisins.
  4. Drain and reserve it.
  5. Add the cooked beetroot, sauté well in ghee.
  6. Keep it in sim for 3 to 4 mins.
  7. Add sugar, combine well and cook it in low flame.
  8. Stir constantly, until the mixture achieves a thick consistency.
  9. Drizzle ghee to the sides, mix well.
  10. Take off heat and garnish with grated almond, roasted cashew, cardamom and raisins.

  1. Yummy… Beetroot Halwa is ready to serve hot.

Award Time:

Thank you so much Sonu of palate corner  and  Suhaina of My Singapore Kitchen  for showering this awards on me. I am honoured to receive it.  My loving friends  Sonu and Suhaina  have a wonderful blog with healthy collection of recipes.

To speak abt myself

  • I’m a friendly, caring, easy going, accommodating and fun loving person having a blend of traditional values with modern outlook & family oriented.
  • I was a college Lecturer by profession, now a home maker and I’m thoroughly enjoying this phase of my life.
  • I am a new entry into the blogging world. My food blog is ‘Tasty Appetite, where you can find Indian recipes with lovely pics.
  • All the recipes presented here are tried and tasted by my family & friends.
  • I was born and brought up in a traditional Hindu family in Tamilnadu. I did my Masters in Chemistry, and I had a strong passion for teaching.
  • My Husband Kumaran is a busy IT person.. He’s not just a partner, but a great friend to spend this glorious life together with…I believe in living & loving.
  •  I enjoy my time at home with my wonderful husband and 2 cute kids.
  • I have a very loving & supportive family. They’ve always encouraged to give in my best and be independent.
  • In my free time, I like to listen to music, watch movies, traveling (long drives) and experimenting new recipes.

I would love to share this award with all my Dear bloggers. Please collect your awards from Tasty Appetite

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Vrinda of Sankeerthanam

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  1. Congrats on your first award Jay! It was nice reading about you..and the halwa looks absolutely yummy...

  2. congrats on your well deserved award dear..

  3. Thanks sharing your first award with me dear, i m truly honored! Halwa looks yumm!

  4. Congrats on ur awards dear,,,n halwa looks great n mouthwatering,,

  5. Thanks Yummy Team, PS, Parita & Sathya for Your sweet compliments yaar:)

  6. Congrats on your wll deserved awards:-) Beet halwa looks too colorful and delicious..very beautifully clicked too..

  7. Congrats on your wll deserved awards:-) Beet halwa looks too colorful and delicious..very beautifully clicked too..

  8. Congrats on your wll deserved awards:-) Beet halwa looks too colorful and delicious..very beautifully clicked too..

  9. Congrats dear on your awards...and loved to know about you...the beetroot halwa looks mom loves cook this dish often...but i never tried yet...

  10. really Its a Lip Smacking Sweet,Luks gr8.Congrats on ur awards...

  11. Congrads on ur awards. Very happy to know more about uuu.
    Halwa looks too tempting.Feel like having some now.

  12. Congrats dear on your awards...and loved to know about you...the beetroot halwa looks awesome!!!!

  13. Hello,
    This something very new to me.. this is looking gr8 and very tasty....

  14. gud presentation and looks yummy and delicious.

  15. Hy Nithu, Kamalika, Premalatha, Suhaina, Divya, Rumana & Rekha,

    Thank u dear, for ur sweet comments.6+

  16. Congrats on your first set of awards, am sure there is lots more coming your way too...and what a better way to celebrate than with this yummy halwa...looks awesome and loved the presentation...

  17. Congrats on your awards dear .. well deserving awards ... wish you get many more awards..

    I just loved reading about you and great to know about you. I was shocked to hear that u have 2 kids.From ur photo I thought you must have been just out of college ...

    Beetroot halwa looks yummyyy

  18. dear jay
    some awards are waiting for u at my blog..Please stop by to collect them

  19. pls collect ur award from my blog

  20. lovely halwa...congrts on the awrds!

  21. Heartiest Congratulations..the halwa looks yummy..Wishing u many more success in blogging

  22. Thanks Sushma, You enjoyed the beetroot halwa recipe.

  23. Hy Pavithra, Thanks for your compliments dear. I'm really flattered :)

  24. Dear Menaga, thanks for sharing the awards with me. I'm drooling in your blog rite now.

  25. Thanks Meena, EC for your kind motivating comments. YOur feedbacks are highly appreciated. Hope to see you often.

  26. Enjoy your awards Jay! Beetroot halwa is one I have in my to do list for long time.Looks good!

  27. congratz on ur awards, dear...halwa looks so yummy

  28. congrats on your awards!

  29. nice halwa dear,looks colourful!! congrats on ur 1st awards!!

  30. Congrats on your first award...halwa looks so delicious...awesome presentation :)

  31. Congrats on the awards Jay! You really deserve it and wish you many more to come.

    Thanks dear Jay, for sharing these lovely awards with me! I am happy to see them bestowed on my way! And the halwa looks very tempting and delicious, I always try with carrot and its one of my fav sweet treat. Will give this a try soon.

  32. Congrats on your Awards!
    Your Beetroot Halwa looks Yummy and Delicious. Awesome Pictures:)

  33. Very interesting and curious. I have never tasted this before. Is it similar to carrot halwa?
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