Beet root and fig halwa Recipe

Beetroot and fig halwa is a delicious and nutritious Indian dessert made with grated beetroot, dried figs, milk, sugar, and ghee. The earthy sweetness of beetroot combines perfectly with the natural sweetness of figs, creating a unique and flavorful halwa. This dessert is not only tasty but also packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. It is a perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth while enjoying the health benefits of beetroot and figs.

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Ingredients for Beet root and fig halwa Recipe

  • 1 cup Grated Beetroot
  • 3.50 Ed Figs
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • as needed Chopped Nuts For Garnishing

Directions: Beet Root And Fig Halwa Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Start by soaking the dried figs in warm water for 15-20 minutes to soften them.
  • STEP 2.In a pan, heat ghee and add grated beetroot. Cook on medium heat until the beetroot is soft and cooked.
  • STEP 3.Meanwhile, drain the soaked figs and blend them into a smooth paste.
  • STEP 4.Add the fig paste to the cooked beetroot and mix well. Cook for a few minutes.
  • STEP 5.Next, add milk and sugar to the pan and stir continuously until the mixture thickens.
  • STEP 6.Once the halwa reaches a desired consistency, remove from heat and garnish with chopped nuts.
  • STEP 7.Serve the beetroot and fig halwa warm or chilled. It can be enjoyed as a dessert or a sweet snack.

Cooking Tips

  • You can adjust the sweetness of the halwa by adding more or less sugar according to your taste.
  • For a richer flavor, you can roast the grated beetroot in ghee before cooking.
  • You can also add cardamom powder or saffron strands for additional flavor.
  • To make it vegan, you can substitute ghee with coconut oil or any other plant-based oil.

Storage and Serving

  • Beetroot and fig halwa can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.
  • Reheat the halwa before serving or enjoy it chilled.
  • Serve the halwa as a dessert after a meal or as a sweet treat during festivals or special occasions.
Nutrition
value
388
calories per serving
20 g Fat7 g Protein45 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    20g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Carbs
    45g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    45g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

Fats

  • Fat
    20g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    164mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    11mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    30mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    3mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    19mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    148mg
  • Selenium
    6mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp