In a pot take water and sugar.Heat it till the sugar dissolves , add a pinch of salt and beetroot extract.
Let it stay in the lower flame.
Take a wide heavy bottomed pan.
Add a tbsn of ghee and roast cashews and raisins.
When cashews turn golden,remove them in a plate.
In the same pan,add Sooji/Rava.
Roast in a medium flame till nice aroma arises and sooji turns color to light golden.
Add the sugar syrup slowly to roasted sooji while stirring continuosly. BE CAREFUL,THE SOOJI SPLATTERS.
Cover and cook for a minute.
When the water evaporates and sooji gets cooked,add roasted cashews and raisins.
Add remaining ghee 1 tbsn at a time and mix thoroughly.
The halwa comes clean without sticking to the sides.
Halwa is ready to serve.Remove to a bowl.Serve warm.