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Beetroot Carrot Halwa in Instant Pot

Beetroot carrot halwa is a delicious and healthy Indian dessert made with grated beetroot and carrots. This is a combination of carrot halwa and beetroot halwa which are very popular halwa varieties. Adding both these vegetables to the halwa not only makes it healthier but also more delicious. This easy Instant Pot version is ready in 30 minutes and gives great results.
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Author: Shilpa
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 10
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 cups grated carrot packed (about 6-7)
  • 3 cups grated beetroot packed (2 medium)
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • ½ cup ghee
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¾ cup milk powder
  • ½ teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 1 tablespoon almonds sliced
  • 1 tablespoon pistachio sliced

Instructions

  • Set the Instant Pot to saute mode and add 2 tablespoons of ghee
  • Once it heats, add the grated beetroot and carrot
  • Saute for 3-4 minutes (until the raw smell goes)
  • Add milk and mix well
  • Secure the IP lid and set it to pressure cook mode for 3 minutes
  • Do a natural pressure release for 5 minutes, then do a quick release
  • Open the lid and put the IP in saute mode
  • Add sugar and milk powder and mix well
  • Saute for 5 minutes (until halwa thickens)
  • Add the remaining ghee and saute for 2 more minutes. The ghee will be absorbed and the halwa will come together
  • Cancel the saute mode. Add cardamom powder, almonds, and pistachio
  • Mix well and serve warm

Notes

See the tips section above for useful tips to make this halwa.
Nutrition Facts
Beetroot Carrot Halwa in Instant Pot
Amount per Serving
Calories
232
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
13
g
20
%
Saturated Fat
 
8
g
50
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
4
g
Cholesterol
 
35
mg
12
%
Sodium
 
120
mg
5
%
Potassium
 
498
mg
14
%
Carbohydrates
 
25
g
8
%
Fiber
 
3
g
13
%
Sugar
 
21
g
23
%
Protein
 
5
g
10
%
Vitamin A
 
8502
IU
170
%
Vitamin C
 
6
mg
7
%
Calcium
 
144
mg
14
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.