Beetroot is called 'Chukundar' in Hindi Good Source of Vitamin C, Iron, Potassium, Folate and Dietary Fiber
It is a good source of Vitamin C, Iron, Potassium, Folate and Dietary Fiber.
Red beets lower blood pressure, promotes brain and heart health.It fights inflammation and boosts energy levels.
It can be used in salads, or can be used to make juice, beetroot halwa or cutlets. They are used to prepare curries, chutneys and raithas. It's sweet nature makes it a popular ingredient for halwas and other such sweets.
Store in cool and dry place, away from direct sunlight. While storing beets, trim the leaves 2 inches from the root soon after you buy them as they sap the moisture from the beet root.The root bulbs should also be put into a bag and can be stored in the refrigerator for a maximum of 7 to 10 days.
Beet root is a dark red or violet coloured vegetable. It is round in shape. Beet root tastes good and has a nice juicy texture. It offers an earthy flavour, which renders a delicious taste to the dishes it is added to.