Beetroot Halwa Recipe (With Vegan Option)

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.  Beetroot, Ghee, Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds, Almond Milk (Badam Milk), Pistachios, Dates   2 cups Beetroot , grated 2-3 teaspoons Ghee , or extra virgin coconut oil 3 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds , freshly ground  1-1/2 Almond Milk (Badam Milk) , or coconut milk (freshly extracted) 8 Pistachios , blanched and sliced 1/2 cup Dates , (adjust), soaked in warm water for 20 min     30   30     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.