Beetroot Halva

Beetroot Halva

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"Sweet and pretty because of its great color. This is a Persian dessert. It’s full of aroma and taste. You can use 5 or 6 more beets and an electric juicer to prepare beetroot juice for halva syrup."

Difficulty

Medium 👍
60
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
120
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
medium beetroots
30 g
All purpose flour
46 g
Sugar
50 ml
Beetroot juice
12½ ml
Oil
10 g
Unsweetened butter
tsp
Vanilla powder
¼ tsp
Cardamom powder
12½ ml
Rosewater
½ sheets
Wafer sheets (optional)
Dried rose for decoration

Utensils

Pot, Chopper , Large pan

  • Step 1/17

    At the beginning, chop 3 beets and cook with a little water.
    • Pot

    At the beginning, chop 3 beets and cook with a little water.

  • Step 2/17

    Then grind or grate and set aside.
    • Chopper

    Then grind or grate and set aside.

  • Step 3/17

    Pour two cups (500ml) of beetroot juice in the same pot where you cooked the beets and put it with sugar on a medium flame to dissolve the sugar.

    Pour two cups (500ml) of beetroot juice in the same pot where you cooked the beets and put it with sugar on a medium flame to dissolve the sugar.

  • Step 4/17

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    • Pot

    Let it boil.

  • Step 5/17

    After it boils, add cardamom, vanilla and rosewater to the syrup, turn it off 2 minutes later to cool.
    • tsp Vanilla powder
    • ¼ tsp Cardamom powder

    After it boils, add cardamom, vanilla and rosewater to the syrup, turn it off 2 minutes later to cool.

  • Step 6/17

    In the meantime, toast the flour in a large pan on stove on medium heat.
    • 30 g All purpose flour
    • Large pan

    In the meantime, toast the flour in a large pan on stove on medium heat.

  • Step 7/17

    After 15 minutes add butter and oil and continue heating for more five minutes.
    • 12½ ml Oil
    • 10 g Unsweetened butter

    After 15 minutes add butter and oil and continue heating for more five minutes.

  • Step 8/17

    Now it’s time to add grated beets.

    Now it’s time to add grated beets.

  • Step 9/17

    Stir until smooth. Then add the syrup.

    Stir until smooth. Then add the syrup.

  • Step 10/17

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    Stir again.

  • Step 11/17

    Stir for two minutes and then to get shiny, rock the pan tightly.

    Stir for two minutes and then to get shiny, rock the pan tightly.

  • Step 12/17

    Then you can spread the halva hot on wafer sheets and also in the dish.

    Then you can spread the halva hot on wafer sheets and also in the dish.

  • Step 13/17

    After 3 minutes, roll the wafer sheet. Make more rolls.

    After 3 minutes, roll the wafer sheet. Make more rolls.

  • Step 14/17

    Put the rolls in a plastic bag and Let it cool in the fridge for at least 2 hours. Then make 0.5 inch cuts.

    Put the rolls in a plastic bag and Let it cool in the fridge for at least 2 hours. Then make 0.5 inch cuts.

  • Step 15/17

    Finally it’s time to decorate.

    Finally it’s time to decorate.

  • Step 16/17

    Use a spoon,

    Use a spoon,

  • Step 17/17

    Some dried rose to decorate.

    Some dried rose to decorate.

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