Beetroot Halwa
Beetroot is a good vegetable for women and growing children. Naturally beetroot is sweet in taste. In Some countries they take sugar from beetroot. Regular intake of beetroot can improve the hemoglobin level. Beetroot is a great source of nitrates. Eating vegetables rich in nitrates could help to reduce blood pressure.
Beetroot contains large amounts of soluble fibers, flavanoids and betacyanin. Betacyanin gives beetroot its purplish-red colour. Beetroot is a good anti oxidant. It helps to reduce the oxidation of LDL cholesterol and does not allow it to deposit on the walls of the artery. This protects the heart from heart attacks and stroke and reduces the need for medication. Beetroots are packed with fiber and act as great natural laxatives. So it helps to reduce constipation. Regular intake of beetroot boosts brain power and gives energy.

Beetroot Halwa Ingredients:
Beetroot        - 250 gms
Sugar - 130 Gms (1/2 cup)
Milk        - 250 ml
Cashew - 6
Pista         - 4
Badam - 4
Ghee - 5 tblsp
Cardamom powder - ¼ tsp

Beetroot Halwa Method:
Peel and grate the beetroot. Heat Ghee in a Pan and fry grated beetroot. Saute beetroot till its raw smell goes.
Beetroot Halwa

Add milk and sugar and stir well.
Beetroot Halwa

Cook till done. Grate the nuts in the grater.
Beetroot Halwa

 Heat little ghee in the frying pan and fry the grated nuts.
Beetroot Halwa

Finally add cardamom powder and fried nuts.

Beetroot Halwa

Note:
Cook the beetroot in the pressure cooker also.
Beetroot is sweet in taste, so you can add sugar according to the taste.
Add milkmaid instead of milk and sugar.

Beetroot Halwa


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