Beetroot

Beetroot has a high nutrition value as well as medicinal properties. Rich in carbohydrate, protein and vitamins, beetroots are good for liver, spleen as well as kidney ailments. Raw beetroot with honey is a good source of Vitamin C and helps in treating gastric ulcer. Mixed with lemon juice it has high medicinal properties and used in the case of piles, nausea and jaundice.

Beetroot Vadam
Beetroot, Vadam and Vathal

Beetroot Vadam

Vadams and Vathals are a popular anytime snack across South India. They are often served as an accompaniment to main dishes and also as an evening snack to kids. Ingredients: Rice Flour – 1 cup Beetroot Paste – 1 cup Javvarisi Paste – 1/2 cup Salt to Taste Green Chilly […]

Beetroot Kuzhi Paniyaram
Beetroot, Kids, Paniyaram

Beetroot Kuzhi Paniyaram

Kuzhi Paniyaram is a delicious South Indian snack often served for breakfast or evening tiffen. It is a staple of Chettinad cuisine. This beetroot variation is a refreshing twist to the usual kuzhi paniyaram recipe and also a good way to get kids to eat the vegetable. Ingredients: Beetroot – […]

Beetroot Pineapple Halwa
Beetroot, Halwa, Pineapple

Beetroot Pineapple Halwa

A delicious, nutritious and simple halwa made with beetroots and pineapples. Ingredients: Pineapples – 2 cups Beetroots – 2 cups Jaggery – 2 cups, grated Ghee – 1 1/2 tblsp Milk Powder – 1/4 cup Cardamom Powder – 1 tsp Cashew Nuts – 2 tblsp, crushed Almonds – 2 tblsp, […]

Beetroot Masala Curry
Beetroot, Side Dish

Beetroot Masala

A tasty beetroot masala curry with sambar onions, garlic and tomatoes. Serve as a side dish to rice or dosa. Ingredients: Beetroots – 500 gms Shallots (Sambar Onions) – 18 to 20 Garlic – 5 cloves, crushed Tomatoes – 2 Red Chilli Powder – 2 tsp Turmeric Powder – 1/2 […]

Beetroot Payasam
Beetroot, Kheer, Navratri

Beetroot Payasam

Make this navratri celebrations a healthy one with this simple and delicious beetroot payasam (kheer). Ingredients: Beetroot – 2 cups, peeled, grated Sugar – 1 cup Milk – 4 1/2 to 5 cups Ghee – 4 tsp Cashew Nuts – 15 to 20 Cardamom Powder – 1/4 tsp Method: 1. […]

Beetroot Burger
Beetroot, Burgers

Beetroot Burger

A tasty and delicious burger with Beetroots. Ingredients: Beetroot – 3/4 cup, grated Carrot – 1/3 cup, grated Oats – 1/4 cup Onion – 2 to 3 tblsp, chopped Parsley – few Coriander Leaves – few Thyme – 1 sprig Corn Flour – 2 tblsp (adjust as required) Garlic – […]

Beetroot Chapati
Beetroot, Roti

Beetroot Chapati

A great way to get kids to eat beetroots. Serve with curd pachadi or jam. Ingredients: Wheat Flour – 2 cups Beetroots – 2, peeled, grated Red Chilli Powder – 2 tsp Garam Masala Powder – 1/2 tsp Salt as per taste Oil as required Method: 1. Combine the wheat […]

Carrot and Beetroot Delight
Beetroot, Carrot, Fruit Juices

Carrot and Beetroot Delight

Tasty and healthy drink for the hot summer days. Ingredients: Beetroot – 1 Carrot – 1 Tomato – 1 Pepper Powder – 1/4 tsp Cumin Powder – 1/4 tsp Ming Leaves – few Juice of 1 Lemon Tender Coconut Flesh – little, chopped Salt as per taste Method: 1. Grind […]