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Beetroot Raita

This is a colorful, fun dish that kids will love! This is good news because children need loads of iron-rich food for steady mental and physical growth. Children with iron-deficiency are prone to restlessness and irritability. By including iron-rich ingredients in their daily diet in a creative way (such as this raita), kids will willingly eat and cherish their meals.

The highlight of this recipe is beetroot. This raita is simple and easy to make.

Ingredients –

  • Thick curd                  – 1 tea cup
  • Grated beetroot          – 2 tbsp
  • Spinach                       – 15 to 20 leaves
  • Roasted jeera powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Red chili powder         – 1/4 tsp
  • Salt according to taste.
Ingredients: Beetroot Raita
Ingredients: Beetroot Raita

Method –

  • Blanch spinach for 1 minute in 1/4 cup boiling water. Take out the spinach from the water.
  • Now blanch grated beetroot in same water for 1 minute, switch off the flame and allow it to cool.
  • Finely chop the blanched spinach.
  • Whisk curd, add beetroot (along with water) and spinach.
  • Now add roasted jeera powder, red chilli powder and salt, mix well.
  • Transfer the raita to a serving bowl.
  • Colorful, tasty, healthy and nutritional beetroot raita is ready to serve.
Colorful and healthy beetroot raita is ready to serve!
Colorful and healthy beetroot raita is ready to serve!

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