Beetroot Barfi

Beetroot barfi is similar to beetroot halwa. It is made of shredded beetroot, milk solids and sugar. Beetroot is rich in iron and this sweet is a good way to include beetroot in your diet as raw beetroot is not always palatable.


  • Beetroot – 1 kg
  • Milk – 500 ml
  • Sugar – 1 cup
  • Khoya –  1 cup
  • Ghee – 1 tbsp + 1 tsp for greasing the tray
  • Cardamom and nuts as per choice

            Serves – 18 pieces


  • Wash, peel and grate the beetroots
  • Put the grated beetroot with 500 ml milk in a thick -bottomed pan, cover and cook on a medium heat
  • Once the beetroots are cooked, add sugar and let it cook in the open pan on medium heat till all the milk and water evaporates
  • Now add khoya, mix well (grate the khoya, it will get mixed well)
  • Keep cooking and stirring, till the mixture solidifies, starts to leave side (keep a close at this stage, the mixture can burn or stick to the pan)
  • Add ghee, cardamom powder, nuts and mix well
  • Set in a greased tray

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