|Beetroot Karachi Halwa|
Corn flour powder - 1/2 cup
Sugar - 1 cup ( heaped)
( If the beetroot is not sweet then add 1/4 to 1/2 cup extra sugar)
Water - 2 & 1/4 cups
Beetroot - 2 small size
( peel the skin and cut into cubes )
Cardamom - 2 powdered finely
Chopped nuts of your choice - 1 & 1/2 tbsp
Ghee - 3 tbsp
Grease a tray with ghee & keep it ready.
Add the water and beetroot into a blender and grind till smooth and strain the juice.
Take a non stick pan add the corn flour powder , beetroot juice and the sugar. whisk it well to make sure there are no lumps
Now switch on the stove in medium low flame keep stirring till the mixture has started to
form a jelly texture , transparent & looks shiny.
Make sure the raw smell has disappeared completely, now add the cardamom powder & mix.
From this stage start adding the ghee little by little & keep mixing till the whole mixture leaves the
sides off the pan.
Add the chopped nuts and give a quick mix , switch off the stove.
Pour the halwa into a greased tray and pat gently to spread.. Cool the halwa for at least 30 minutes..
Cut it into desired shapes and enjoy!
a) Non stick pan works better for this halwa.
b) Use any nuts of your choice.Thanks for visiting !