Showing posts with label beetroot. Show all posts
Showing posts with label beetroot. Show all posts

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Beetroot plant and curry

Beetroot plants grown from a seed make beautiful border plants that are edible. It is easy to care for these and can also be planted on pots after frost.
The flowers grown beside are marigold.
to make the curry
1 1/2 cups beetroot cut
2 tbsp oil
2 tbsp onion
1/4 tsp mustard seeds optional
1/2 tsp chillie powder adjust to taste
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp garam masala or cumin seeds ground
1/2 tsp salt to taste
1 cup of beetroot leaves chopped can be tossed in with this

Cut the beetroot into matchsticks or small.
Heat oil add mustard seeds if using then sauté the onion and then add the beetroot with spices. Cook covered on low heat till it is soft. If adding beet leaves add halfway which is about 5 to 8 minutes into cooking.

Here is another recipe for beetroots. These beetroot sandwich that are perfect finger food for snacks and parties.
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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Party sandwiches with beetroot



What you need... to make these quick colourful sandwiches which are perfect for anytime especially for a party.

1/2 cup beetroot boiled and grated
1 tbsp butter or margarine at room temperature
1 tbsp mayonnaise or more to taste
1/4 tsp salt to taste
1/4 tsp pepper to taste
sandwich bread slices depends on how much filling is put

Ask an adult to help boil the beetroot till it is soft. Then after it is cool, grate it.

Combine butter or margarine, mayonnaise if using, salt and pepper to make a paste. If needed add more margarine and mayonnaise.

Apply a thin layer all over evenly onto one side of the sandwich bread then cover with another slice of bread.
There is no need to butter the sandwiches separately.
Cut the sandwiches into any shape you like, and eat it cold or at room temperature.

Recipe is from torviewtoronto.
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