Beetroot Raita Recipe

Beetroot Raita Recipe – Vegan

If you are bored of those same old raita and plain curd, then add some flavourful twist to your classic yogurt. Try this extra-special recipe called Beetroot Raita and capture the hearts of each and every one coming your way. The beautiful pink colour of beetroots gives this delicious dish an appealing look and make everyone gobble it up in one go. Prepared with cooked beetroots and our favourite curd, the delectable indulgence is totally irresistible and offers a host of health benefits as well.

Being loaded with almost all the essential nutrients such as fiber, folate, manganese, iron and vitamin C, beetroots are known to lower the blood pressure level while improving the blood flow and boosting the immunity. The case gets even healthier and appetizing when beetroots are combined with the yummy yogurt. Curd or yogurt, is that one superfood which aids in easing out the digestive system, promote a healthy weight, benefit the health of the heart while being power packed with proteins. The soft, rich and smooth texture of the beetroot raita is definitely going to capture the hearts of your loved ones and mesmerize them to the extent that they would not stop showering you with loads and loads of praises and appreciation. Following a few simple steps using some of the most common ingredients would work like a charm. What are you waiting for? Just head to the kitchen and show how the magic in your hand works like.

How to make Beetroot Raita

Step 1: Cook the beetroots until tender

To make this delicious beetroot raita, cook the beetroot by steaming or boiling it until it turns very soft. To check if the beetroot is cooked, stab the point of a knife. If the knife easily goes in, the vegetable is cooked and ready to be used in raita. Peel and chop the beetroots and keep it aside.

Step 2: Mix spices in the curd and stir in cooked beetroots

Next, take curd in a mixing bowl. Add roasted cumin powder, red chilli powder and salt to it. Blend the ingredients well until the curd is smooth and the spices are incorporated. Now add chopped beetroots to the the curd and start stirring. You will observe a pink coloured curd being formed. Place the bowl in the fridge to cool. Enjoy the super delicious beetroot raita chilled with a resplendent garnishment of mint leaves.

Ingredients of Beetroot Raita

  • 2 chopped beetroot
  • 3/4 teaspoon spice chili powder
  • salt as required
  • 3/4 teaspoon roasted cumin powder
  • 3 cup yoghurt (curd)

For Garnishing

  • 2 sprigs mint leaves

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