Friday, October 26, 2012

Beetroot Halwa & My Guest Post for Meena..!

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Hello Friends,
I am so pleased to have been asked to Guest Post for Meena, who is a lovely blogger and it literally means a lot to me.    
When she asked me If I could make a guest post for her space, I readily accepted. Her space is one of my favorites and there is always a healthy edge in her cooking and she presents it very catchy.
Recipe is tasty Indian dessert Beetroot Halwa”. 
Halwas are always wonderful to make and they get done so quickly.  Beetroot Halwa is a delicious sweet, which is easy to prepare and tastes great. 
“ The way to win a man’s heart is through his stomach” is absolutely true..!
Try this lipsmacking dessert and enjoy the smiles on the faces of your loved ones..;) 
Hop over here for the step by step  recipe..!
Once again thanks Meena for this opportunity..!
Hope you will all enjoy..:)


·         Beetroot                             - 2
·         Milk                                   - ¼ or ½ milk
·         Ghee                                  - 2 tbsp
·         Cashewnuts                        - for garnishing
·         Sugar                                 - ¾ cup or 1 cup
·         Cardamom pwd                   - a pinch
1.   Wash and clean beetroot.
2.   Peel off the skin and grate them to fine shreds.
3.   Add ¼ cup milk and pressure cook until tender.
4.   Keep them aside.
5.   Melt ghee in a non-stick pan.
6.   Keep the flame in medium and roast cashews to golden.
7.   Keep it aside.
8.   Add cooked beets and sauté well in ghee.
9.   When it is done and starts thickening, add sugar and cardamom pwd.
10.Cook on high heat, sugar melts and combine along with beetroot.
11.Stir once in a while and simmer for 5 to 7 mins.
12.Once the beetroot starts leaving the sides, add ghee and stir for few more mins.
13.Finally garnish with roasted nuts.
14.Serve hot or chilled.
15.Yummy & healthy beetroot halwa ready in no time..:)
Have a great day,
Thanks Meena for this lovely card...So cute..:)
Similar Recipes
·       Badam Halwa
·       Moong Dal ka Halwa
·       Sooji Halwa
·       Carrot Halwa


  1. I love the color - looks so good

  2. Lovely color

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  3. thanks jay for yummy beetroot halwa and for being part of my guest series
    thanks again

  4. This looks delicious! I have eaten carrot halwa but beetroot halwa is new to me!

  5. Healthy halwa..looks so tasty

  6. this morning i woke up to my moms yummy payasam and now this sound super sweet :)

  7. wow watta colour....gr8 recipe

  8. Super lovely dessert! love the color

  9. yummy looking halwa jay...

  10. Spoon licking good halwa dear! I'm seeing a beetroot halwa for the very first time in my whole 33 yrs of life...hehe, how wonderful! :)

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  11. Halwa looks so inviting dear.. Loving the color

  12. Such a catchy and inviting halwa.

  13. love the color... lovely and delicious!!
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  14. Ho,this is such a torture Jay,that I tried to touch the halwa from screen..Gone crazy with the color and garnish..Yummy recipe !

  15. delicious and finger licking halwa.

  16. love the color of the halwa.. looks very tempting!!!

  17. Halwa looks too delicious and mouthwatering. Love this colour.

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  18. Jay , your beetroot halwa sounds interesting ! The color of this dessert looks wonderful !

  19. What a beautiful colored halwa!! Beetroot is wonderful.. :)

  20. wow...Delicious.. Perfectly done... Lovely clicks...

  21. Read your post at Meena's, yumm..

  22. Too good color and surely will be tasty too:)

  23. Oh wow! That colour really tempts you Jay...fantastic :)

  24. Nice red color halwa.

  25. Lovely color, faster to make than carrot halwa, good one.

  26. hi jay, the rich beet root color makes your halwa looks so pretty and appetizing..must be yummy with the cashews.boookmarked with thanks. have a nice day

  27. How interesting. I would have never imagined beet roots being used in a dessert.

  28. What an intriguing dessert and all the ingredients are easily obtainable. Definitely want to try this one, Jay, so will 'pin' it to keep.


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