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Beetroot Payasam Recipe | Beetroot Kheer Recipe

Delicious kheer made using beetroot, dal, jaggery and coconut milk. Healthy beetroot payasam made using ingredients which you already have on hand.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian, South Indian


  • Beetroot - 1 large grated
  • Moong Dal - ½ cup
  • Ghee - 1 tblspn + 1 tblspn
  • Jaggery - 1 cup or as needed
  • Water - 2 cups + ½ cup
  • Thick Coconut Milk - 2 cups
  • Cardamom Powder - 1 tsp
  • Cashews and Dried Fruits - 3 tblspn


  • Soak moong dal for 15 mins. Drain and set aside.
  • Take jaggery and ½ cup of water in a sauce pan, heat till it is melted. drain and set aside.
  • Take ghee in a pan, add beetroot and dal and roast for 2 mins.
  • Add in water and cook till it is completely done and water is all dried up.
  • Now add in jaggery water and cook well.
  • Add in coconut milk and mix well. Simmer for 5 mins.
  • Add cardamom and mix well.
  • Heat ghee in a small pan, fry nuts and dry fruits. Pour this over the kheer and mix well.
  • Serve.
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