A salad that is colorful and packed with nutrition! A salad that is as appealing to the eye as it is to the palate! That is the Beetroot salad for you.
The main ingredient here is the earthy and colorful Beetroot. Beetroots are an excellent source of folic acid and a very good source of fibre, manganese and potassium. (Source: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/ingredient-focus-beetroot).
Beetroots combined with onions, tomatoes and green chilies with a generous sprinkling of chopped coriander leaves results in a great salad, one which is wholesome and a delight to eat. This is certainly a salad you would want to make and savor again and again.
To make a Beetroot salad for 2, you will need:
1 medium-sized Beetroot
1 medium-sized Onion
1 medium-sized Tomato
1 Green chili, deseeded
Fresh coriander, one small bunch, finely chopped
¼ cup water
Salt to taste
- Wash and slice all the vegetables very thin as shown in the picture. Slit the green chili. Add salt.
- In a thick bottomed pan, cook the sliced vegetables and the slit green chili with a ¼ cup of water on a slow flame till the vegetables are nearly cooked and the water evaporates.
- Add the chopped coriander. Mix well.
Your salad is ready.
This salad is a great accompaniment with any meal. It can be a meal by itself.
- You can cook this salad in a pressure pan (two whistles) too. Once it cools, add the chopped coriander leaves and heat till any remaining water evaporates.