I love to eat warm halwa when the temperature drops down. Halwas are Indian dessert made with milk and sugar. If you are a vegan, you can eat many dishes in Indian restaurant, but you can never eat carrot halwa, as they are made with milk and khoya(similar to whey)
I recently made beetroot halwa by following Shilpa's recipe in aayi's blog . I used canola oil to saute the beets and used vegan sugar -sugar in the raw , to make this delicious halwa. The halwa was so tasty and if you have food processor, you can make this halwa in a snap.
I also made lauki halwa (opo squash) along the same lines as beetroot halwa. I used canola oil to saute the grated squash and I garnished the halwa with fried cashewnuts and raisins. The halwa was really so YUM!