Friday, April 3, 2009

Beet Root Salad

Nutritional Info - Beets are rich in potassium and folate that help in regulating blood pressure and protect your heart.

Preparation Time : 10-15 mins
Serves - 4


Beet Root - 2
Scallion - 2 stalks
Peanuts (Roasted) - handful
Lemon - 1/2
Salt - 1/2 tsp or to taste
Pepper - 1/2 tsp or to taste


Oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tbsp
Ginger - 1 inch piece

Method of preparation

1) Peel the beet root and grate the beets using a grater.
2) Chop the scallion.
3) Mix grated beets, scallion and roasted peanuts.
4) Peel and grate the ginger.
5) Heat oil add mustard seeds, once it splutters add little bit of asafoetida powder and the grated ginger and sauté for a second and switch off.
6) Add this to the salad and squeeze the lemon juice, add pepper and salt.
7) Now toss the salad and garnish with chopped cilantro.


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