Beetroot is one good vegetable which contains potassium, magnesium, iron, vitamins A, B6 and C, folic acid, carbohydrates, protein, antioxidants and soluble fibre.It helps in the good blood flow in patients with dementia,and provides energy in anaemic patients.When you go into the benefits of beetroot it is really awesome
to know what nature has to offer.Even the leaves of this vegetable has got many nutrients,and it could be used in salads,or made into a dish with coconut.I love the leaves more than the root. Now for the recipe
1 big beetroot
1/4 capsicum (yellow)
1/2 tsp pepper powder
3-4 pips garlic
1/2 inch piece ginger
1/2 tsp cummin seed powder.
A pinch of chilli powder
1 stem celery chopped
Salt to taste.
1 tblsp.lime juice (optional)
Wash the beetroot,and the carrot well.Boil the beetroots(skin on),carrots,with the rest of the ingredients except for cummin seed powder,chilli powder and lime juice.
Drain and set aside the water,and blend the vegetables well. Next add the boiled water and needed amount of water to make soup,and set on fire again for another 2 boils.Add cummin, chilli powder and chopped celery.Remove from fire aftr 5 minutes.Serve hot.
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