Sweet stories in the air for Diwali, and thought
to share my new try ,a healthy nutritious sweet
which no one will resist .
I have tried many sweet and savoury recipes
with beetroot .
Even in the making of Red Velvet cake ,I avoid
using color and use only beetroot extract.
Now coming to katli,I tried this before by just
grinding the beetroot to a paste,but I did not get
the expected result.
This time I made the beetroot paste,spread it on
a parchment paper and baked for 15 minutes ,
switched off the oven and allowed to cool in the
oven itself (I used only 1 beetroot so the timing
This method , tasted very good . the raw taste of
beetroot was absent,and the color was good.
So now let me share this recipe with you all.
1 cup cashewnuts
1/2-3/4 cup sugar
1 beetroot ( follow instructions above)
A pinch of salt
1/4 tsp cardamons powder
2 – 3 tsp.ghee
1/4cup milk powder
1/8 cup water.METHOD
•Heat the sugar and water till 1 string
•Add the finely ground cashewnuts,beetroot
puree,salt and mix on a low flame.
•Add the rest of the ingredients and mix till it
forms a like a ball of dough.
•Remove from fire and keep stirring with a
•Transfer to a greased plate and slightly roll to
get a thin layer.
•Dab the silver vark on and cut into shapes you