Beetroot salad recipe Indian style | Beetroot koshimbir | Beetroot kosambari


Beetroot salad recipe Indian style | Beetroot koshimbir | Beetroot kosambari

Beetroot salad recipe Indian style | Beetroot koshimbir | Beetroot kosambari with detailed step-by-step photos and health benefits.

Looking for a vibrant vegetable salad? Here it is...a beautiful beet salad made with boiled peanuts that are so tasty and fulfilling. It can be eaten as a salad or a side dish for rice. It is a wholesome and nutritious salad.

We love to have different salads for lunch, and beetroot salad is one of our favorites. Beets have a vibrant pinkish hue that makes a great addition to a vegetable salad.

Beetroot salad recipe Indian style | Beetroot koshimbir | Beetroot kosambari

This recipe is easy to make and takes less time. You can either use fresh or boiled beets and peanuts. Both ways, it tastes so delicious. I usually modify the recipe based on the season. I prefer a warm salad in winter and a cold salad in summer.

Beetroot koshimbir is a vegan salad and no onion no garlic recipe. It packs fiber, protein, complex carbs, vitamins, and minerals. It is a must-try recipe if you like beets.

Beetroot salad recipe Indian style | Beetroot koshimbir | Beetroot kosambari

Health benefits of Beetroot:

1. Beetroot mainly consists of water (87%), carbs (8%), and fiber (2–3%).
2. It contains a rich source of antioxidants and phytochemicals, which help in maintaining cardiovascular health.
3. Beetroots are rich in iron and Vitamin C.
4. 100 gms of raw beets contain 45 calories.
5. Beetroots have a medium glycemic index score of 61 and a glycemic load of five.
6. Beets contain folate, manganese, potassium, iron, vitamin C, etc.
7. Beets may help lower blood pressure.

Beetroot salad recipe Indian style | Beetroot koshimbir | Beetroot kosambari

Groundnut or peanuts benefits:

1. Good source of protein.
2. Rich in fiber and healthy fats.
3. Contains many amino acids.
4. Rich in Vitamin E.
5. Good for weight loss.
6. Boost memory power.
7. Regulates cholesterol levels.
8. Provides healthy and glowing skin.
9. Heart-friendly.
10. Strengthens bones.

Beetroot salad recipe Indian style | Beetroot koshimbir | Beetroot kosambari

Coriander/Cilantro benefits:

1. Coriander relieves skin inflammation.
2. Lowers cholesterol and blood sugar levels.
3. Regulates blood pressure.
4. Aids with digestion.
5. Boost immunity
6. Promotes digestion and gut health.
7. Reduces acidity.
8. Prevents anemia.
9. Anit-inflammatory effects.
10. Good for eyes and skin.

*(Health benefits are taken from Google and Wikipedia).

Beetroot salad recipe Indian style | Beetroot koshimbir | Beetroot kosambari

Recipe - Beetroot salad recipe Indian style | Beetroot koshimbir | Beetroot kosambari


Serves - 2
Cuisine - Indian
Course - Salad
Prep time - 10 mins | Cook time - 15 mins
Diet - Vegetarian | Vegan
Author - Pavithra
Publisher - Pavi's Kitchen

Beetroot salad ingredients:


Beetroot - 1 medium
Peanuts - 1/2 cup
Cilantro - 2 tbsp chopped
Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
Salt - 1/2 tsp/As per taste
Pepper powder - 1/2 tsp or As per taste

How to make beetroot salad:


1. Firstly, boil the peanuts and beetroot in a pressure cooker or an open pan for 15 mins and keep them aside.

2. Secondly, slice the boiled beetroot in half and let it cool down a bit. Roughly mince the cilantro or coriander leaves.

Beetroot salad recipe Indian style | Beetroot koshimbir | Beetroot kosambari

3. Thirdly, shred the beetroot in a grater. 

Beetroot salad recipe Indian style | Beetroot koshimbir | Beetroot kosambari

4. Do not squeeze the beets and remove water, if any.

Beetroot salad recipe Indian style | Beetroot koshimbir | Beetroot kosambari

5. In a bowl, put the grated beets, boiled peanuts, and cilantro.

Beetroot salad recipe Indian style | Beetroot koshimbir | Beetroot kosambari

6. Combine well and throw in some salt, pepper powder, and lemon juice. Give it a gentle mix.

8. Optional step: If you like seasoning (tadka/thalipu), the beet koshimbir. Please follow the below procedure.

In a small pan, pour a tsp of oil, toss some mustard seeds and cumin seeds and let it crackle. Then, add urad dal, channa dal, and saute till it becomes aromatic and golden brown; add green/red chilies and hing/asafoetida, saute for 1 min. Pour the tadka over the beet peanut salad and combine well.

Beetroot salad recipe Indian style | Beetroot koshimbir | Beetroot kosambari

9. Finally, beetroot salad is ready to serve. Enjoy!

Beetroot salad recipe Indian style | Beetroot koshimbir | Beetroot kosambari

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