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beetroot pudding

Beetroot Halwa Recipe

Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Keyword dessert
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Author Priya Shiva


  • Beetroots - 2 medium sized
  • Milk - 1 cup
  • Sugar - 1/2 cup
  • Ghee - 2 tbsp
  • khoya/Dried Milk - 100 grams
  • Green Cardamom - 1 tsp
  • Cashews - 6 broken
  • Raisins - 8
  • Ghee/Clarified butter - 2 tbsp


  1. Clean and peel the skin of beetroots. Grate it.
  2. Add ghee in a frying pan and fry cashews and raisins on low flame till cashews turn light brown. Transfer it in a plate and keep it ready for garnishing.
  3. Add grated beetroots in same pan and saute on low flame for about 5 minutes.
  4. Now add milk to it and mix well. Close the pan and let it cook on low flame for about 10 minutes.
  5. Keep stirring in between and when the beetroots have almost soaked the milk, add sugar to it and mix it well.
  6. Cook it for 5 more minutes till the sugar it thickens.
  7. Add khoya and mix it well.
  8. Add cardamom powder, mix it and remove from flame.
  9. Transfer it into a bowl and add nuts for garnishing.