Nothing beats the beets to help detox your system. Give this crunchy beetroot salad a try today!
1 Beetroot (medium size)
1 tablespoon Coconut (grated)
2 teaspoons Mango (chopped fine)
1 teaspoon Coriander leaves (chopped fine)
2 teaspoons Peanuts (soaked or roasted)
½ teaspoon Pepper powder
½ teaspoon Salt
For the seasoning:
½ teaspoon Sesame/Olive oil
½ teaspoon Mustard
½ teaspoon Split, husked black gram/Urad dal
¼ teaspoon Chickpea/Bengal gram dal
½ teaspoon Shredded curry leaves
Tasty Tip: Be innovative and add grated radish, or carrots to this salad.
Beetroot is a rich source of carbohydrates, protein, important vitamins, minerals and micronutrients. The vegetable contains potassium, magnesium, folic acid, iron, zinc, calcium, phosphorus, sodium, niacin, biotin, betanin and beta-carotene. It also has important vitamins like A, B6 and C, as well as antioxidants and soluble fiber.
In traditional medicine, beetroot is used to treat a variety of conditions, especially illnesses relating to digestion and blood.
 1 tablespoon = 12.5 grams; 15 milliliters
 1 teaspoon = 5 grams; 5 milliliters