Wash and peel the skin from beetroot and cut it into medium size pieces.
Chop onion, garlic and ginger finely.
Squeeze the orange and take out the juice. From the orange peel cut a small portion and chop it finely.
Add enough water to cover the beetroot pieces and cook till soft.
In a kadai put the oil and add chopped onion, garlic, ginger, chopped orange peel, red chilli powder, a pinch of salt and fry for few seconds. Then add cooked beetroot pieces along with the water and allow to boil for ten minutes on medium heat. Remove from stove and cool it. Then put it in a mixie and make a fine puree. Pour it in a bowl. Add orange juice, jaggery powder or honey, salt and pepper and mix well.
Garnish with few chopped orange peel and serve chilled.
Madam you need to post your picture too.Am a big fan.Just curious to know..where are you from?
Hi Anju Kutty,
Thank you for visiting my blog and your kind msg. I feel that my recipes should reach the needed readers and not my picture. Anyway thank you once again for your interest on my blog. I am from Chennai, Tamilnadu.
wow…you are so modest and humble. am from Chennai too but now in USA.. i will take classes from you when I come there .. 😀
But you are a Thanjavur native right? I remember you mentioning it somewhere
Did you take some kind of cooking course or have a of degree in cooking? Your presentation is very professional
Love your blog
Yes. I am native of Thanjavur. I do not have any degree in cooking and also I am not taking any cookery classes. I learnt most of the recipes from my mother/grand mother and through friends and other cookery shows/books.