Rose Day 2022: Rose flower halwa is a scrumptious and yummy dessert cooked in beetroot and sugar syrup, made with rose petals and garnished with roasted nuts. This dessert is very flavorful, rich and alluring to eat. Rose petals are highly aromatic and delicate and come in various shades like white, red, pink, orange, yellow etc. Depending on the colour, they have an incredible flavour that can be tarty, spicy or sweet. Generally, the red or pink rose varieties are used for garnish on desserts and cakes. This gives a pleasant floral flavour, enhances the aroma, and looks beautiful. Generally, the rose flower is considered the flower of fragrance, beauty and love and tends to impress all. It is prized for its aesthetic value and has fantastic medicinal values. Roses are a popular garden variety flower that originated millions of years ago in Asia. At one time, rose oils or petals were used in making perfumes, soaps etc.

How To Make Rose Flower Halwa?

Ingredients:

  • Raisins and pistachios - 20 grams. 
  • Cardamom powder - 1 teaspoon. 
  • Beetroot and sugar - 250 grams. 
  • Cashew nuts - 50 grams. 

  • Rose petals - 200 grams. 
  • Khoya - 150 grams. 
  • Almond - 30 grams. 
  • Ghee - 1/2 cup. 

Method: 

  1. Heat ghee in a pan, add almonds, pistachio, raisins, cashew nuts, and sauté until done. 
  2. Cook for a few minutes while adding grated beetroot. 
  3. Cover and mix the pan with a lid, add rose petals, and cook for about 4-5 minutes. 
  4. Add sugar after 5 minutes, mix well, cook and cover again for 3-4 minutes. 
  5. Add cardamom powder, khoya and mix well. 
  6. Subserve this halwa with ice cream.

This sweet treat is ideal for parties and is easy and quick to make. They also bring an unmatched joy of experiencing an unusual dessert from a luscious yet simple rose petal.