Beetroot is a root vegetable usually cooked or pickled before eating, which is also known by red beet or only beet names. Earlier people were only attracted by its amazing scarlet shade which could give a great visual to any dish. But, later on, studies have proven that beetroot has several healthy effects in its each grain, and thus, it is declared as a super food! Beetroot can reduce your blood pressure, as well as escalate the blood flow, and juice of this vegetable improves the athletic performance of a human being. It was the healthy part of this vegetable, but do you have any idea that how delicious one beetroot recipe actually could taste? Well, let’s check out some recommendations from our side on some extremely tasty beetroot recipes along with its superb healthiness. Take a look-
Let’s check out the beetroot recipe first which is exceptionally easy to prepare and taste really flavorsome! To make such juice you need, 1 fresh beetroot, 1 fresh carrot, juice of ½ lemons, 1 medium sized apple, 2 celery –stalks, and a ½ inch small piece of ginger.
At first, peel and cut all the ingredients into long pieces except lemon, now put all the pieces in the juicer and place a glass under the nozzle of juicer then, turn the juicer on. After the juice being, squeeze the prepared lemon over your juice and keep it in your freezer to be chilled, before serving or drinking.
Carrot Beetroot Juice Recipes
Beetroot tastes great when we use it in salads, whether it’s a simple tomato-onion salad or some continental creamy-peanut salads. To make a yummy salad using beetroots you need, 6 large beets trimmed, ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil, salt & ground black pepper, 8 ounce baby spinach leaves, 2 tomatoes thinly sliced, 2 avocados peeled, pitted and cut into bite-sized, ½ red onion finely chopped, 4 ounce crumbled feta cheese, ½ cup balsamic vinegar, ½ extra virgin olive oil and 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard.
Initially, preheat you microwave oven to 375 degrees F for a few minutes. Now, take beetroot in a big bowl and drizzle with olive oil salt and black pepper. Then, take an aluminum foil and cover the beetroots as some tight packet, then place them in a baking dish. Bake it until tender, take them and peel, sliced thinly after being cool and set aside. Now, lay out the baby spinach leaves on an attractive oblong-shaped serving platter, sparkle the thinly sliced pieces of avocado and tomatoes over the spinach leaves, then, place the chopped red onions and top with the warm and sliced beetroots. Crumble the feta cheese over the veggies; now take a bowl and whisk the vinegar, rest olive oil and Dijon mustard smoothly and pour over the salad. Your healthy and spicy beetroot salad is all ready to serve with a cheese grated top.
Another Style of Beetroot Salad
People usually avoid the Indian sweet dishes because of its high calorie contains, but, one dessert that enriches with several good health effects along with a bit of calorie can easily include in the food menu, especially on some festivals and occasion, right? The beetroot halwa provide you exactly the same attributes with some heavenly taste! To make this item you need, 3 cups finely grated beetroots, 3 cups full-fat whole, 6 tbsp organic cane sugar, 3 tbsp ghee or Indian butter, 5-6 cardamom crushed, 15-20 whole cashew nuts and 1 tbsp golden raisins.
Rinse and soak your grated beetroots, take a kadhai or deep thick flat cooking pan and put ghee over the heat into that kadai. Sauté the beetroot into that heated ghee for a minute, then add the milk and cook over low heat until the beetroot tender and the mixture simmer. When the milk has75% reduced, add sugar to the mixture slowly and stir well. Now all you need is just, add the cashews, cardamom, and raisins, and then simmer till all the milk is evaporated. Finally, turn off your burner and keep it to cool properly before dish up.
Beetroot poriyal recipe is one of the famous items among the tasty beetroot dishes, which basically made in the southern part of India. To make spicy beetroot poriyal you need, 3-4 fresh beetroots finely chopped or grated, 1 big green chili chopped, ¾ tbsp black mustard seeds, ¾ tbsp urad lentil, a pinch of asafetida or hing, 10-12 curry leaves, 3-4 tbsp fresh grated coconut and 1 to 1-1/2 tbsp refined oil along with salt as per your taste.
Heat oil in a cooking pan and heat oil over a medium heat, add mustard and lentil, and fry till the seeds make a popping sound and urad dal get golden on a low flame. After that, green chilies, curry leaves and asafetida and keep frying for 15 seconds. Then, pour the grated beetroots and stir well with the sprinkle of salt, after a while sprinkle some water and finally, add the coconut to give it a stir. Now all you need is just serve it with spicy item some tasty sambar-rice or rasam-rice to taste the best of it!
Have you ever taste a beetroot cake in your life? If not, then, try it now and see how one beetroot recipe taste heavenly when it comes to a cake formation! To make the item you require, 250 grams well drained and cooked beetroots; pureed, ½ tbsp vanilla extract, 300g caster sugar, 250ml vegetable oil, 3 eggs, 225g plain flour, 1 ½ tbsp bicarbonate of soda, ¼ tbsp salt and 6 tbsp of unsweetened cocoa powder.
At first, preheat your oven to 180 C for a few minutes. Take a large bowl, combine pureed beetroots, eggs, vanilla extract, oil and sugar and stir smoothly with a baking spatula. Now take another bowl and blend flour, bicarbonate of soda, salt and cocoa powder finely. Then, add this mixture to the creamed stir and beat well, finally pour the whole batter into a pre-prepared 20x30cm baking tin. Now all you need is just, bake for 20-30 minutes in the normal baking temperature and frost before serving to the plates.
Beetroot even can use as a superb ingredient for a tasty and healthy soup too! Soup is always being a healthy item as we all know which basically take an appetizer or a vigorous starter. To make a spicy beetroot soup you need, 6 medium beetroots that are peeled and finely chopped, 3 tbsp olive oil, 1 medium onion roughly chopped, 3 garlic cloves chopped, 2 cups of beef stocks, 2 big tbsp heavy cream, and some salt along with freshly ground black pepper as per your taste.
For the main preparation, warm up the olive oil in a warm saucepan over a medium heat burner, stir chopped onion and garlic cloves until soften, then stir beetroots and cook for at least complete 1 minute. Now, add the beef stock and season with the adequate salt and pepper, cook for 20-30 minutes in the same heat until the beetroot seems tender and the soup reaches the desired consistency. Now all you need is just pour the soup into a food processor, pulse until liquefied and then serve with a swirl of fresh cream.
Beetroot could make a great dip item either apart from all these tasty dishes! To make a delicious beetroot dip you require, 450g to 500g baby beetroot drained and coarsely chopped, 250g or 1 cup Farmers Union Greek Style yogurt, 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice, 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, 4 tbsp freshly chopped garlic, 5 tbsp finely chopped Serrano Chile, 1 tbsp ground cumin, 1 tbsp ground coriander along with some salt flakes and ground black peppers.
To make the dip, initially, preheat your microwave oven in 200C for a while. Now, cook the chopped beetroots in 1 tbsp of olive oil with a pinch of salt and then bake in your oven until the beetroot goes tender. Now, take out the beetroot and place them in a food processor with all the cumin, coriander, half garlic pieces, half Chile, drizzle in half olive oil and pulse until well combined. Add the rest oil slowly and reach the desired consistency, then add the rest garlic, Chile, and salt one by one along with the juice, cook until making a smooth paste of it. Now all you need is just, keep it a cool place for a few minutes and serve with pita bread or ciabatta or some crispy chips to get the juicy and spicy taste of your unusual beetroot dip!
These are only a few popular beetroot item that people easily could make in their own kitchen, without so much of difficulties, and the best part is that all the ingredients are well-accessible from any the market at an affordable price too! You can try some fries or chilled juice or kabobs or bake recipes with this beneficial root vegetable as well!