Beetroot Halwa Recipe (With Vegan Option)
Sweet halwa with dates and no sugar
Beetroot Halwa Recipe is a healthy twist to halwa recipe. Halwa is one of the popular forms of Indian sweet recipe. This beet halwa is a great option when you have sweet cravings when there are no festivals around. This halwa has less added sweetness since the beetroot itself is a vegetable with sweet taste but lesser calories. Top Healthy Beetroot Halwa Recipe (With Vegan Option) with pistachios and enjoy either warm or chilled, for a yummy dessert.
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How to make Beetroot Halwa Recipe (With Vegan Option)
To prepare Beetroot Halwa Recipe (With Vegan Option), soak dates in hot water for 20 minutes, drain excess water into a bowl and grind this into a smooth paste by using the same soaking liquid if you need to add.
In a thick bottomed pan, heat the Ghee/coconut oil, and saute grated beets for 3-5 minutes or until fragrant.
Now add almond milk/milk/coconut milk and cook covered until all the liquid evaporates, stirring in between on low heat, if unattended it can easily catch the bottom. This should take between 8-12 minutes.
Now add the date paste and cardamom powder, mix well until combined and cook on low heat till it all comes together and excess moisture is absorbed, 5-8 minutes approximately.
Top Beetroot Halwa Recipe (With Vegan Option) with pistachios and enjoy either warm or chilled.
Stories of a Mindful Mouth! Gauravi Vinay is a finance graduate and an ex stock broker now a full time mum. She loves travelling and learning about new cultures. She derives massive inspiration to cook from her mum and grandma who are amazing cooks as well. In addition to her love for cooking, she has a huge interest in nutrition and aspires to go in that direction someday. Lastly she loves to experiment with healthy and local ingredients and make plant based food fun and exciting.