Slow Cooked Beetroot Without Oil

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A simple recipe with beetroot, cooked over low to medium heat without oil and just with three other ingredients : Grated coconut, salt and Lemon Juice.

Some people do not like beets due to its taste, but cook it this way and you will love it.

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Step 1: Wash, Trim and Skin Beetroots

  • Take about 500 grams of beetroot. Wash and remove any mud particles sticking to them.
  • Trim both ends using a sharp knife
  • Remove the skin using a vegetable peeler.

Step 2: Cut Into Small Cubes

  • Cut the peeled beets in to small cubes as shown in the pictures

Step 3: Cook Over Low to Medium Heat

  • Place a frying pan over low to medium heat. Do not add any oil.
  • Transfer the beet cubes to the frying pan.
  • Cover the pan and allow the beet cubes to cook on low heat.
  • Stir from time to time to prevent burning the beets.

Step 4: Grate Coconut

  • While the beet cubes are being cooked, grate about 1/4th of a fresh coconut and keep it aside.

Step 5: Add Grated Coconut and Salt

  • Once the beet cubes are fully cooked, add the grated coconut and mix well.
  • Now you can add salt to your taste

Step 6: Add Lemon Juice and Remove From Heat

  • Cut a lemon or lime in half and sprinkle the juice over the beet cubes in the pan.
  • Mix well and remove from heat.

It tastes so good you will love it...

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    4 Discussions


    2 years ago

    MMMMMMMMMMM! I have many home-grown beets & nearly always roast them!

    This is a good tasty other way! Yummm!

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    Reply 2 years ago

    thank you... it tastes real good, that also without oil. I have never roasted beets but will try it


    3 years ago

    That's a good tasty way to get beetroot at home!

    I will try it today! Thank you!

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