There's a nip in the air and we know that winters are here. With winters, come many changes - woollens take over our closets, seasonal colourful veggies and warm spices make their way to our kitchen shelves and refrigerators, there's a complete revamp. Foods like jaggery, nuts, cinnamon, soups along with veggies like carrot, saag and the bright and vibrant, beetroot take over our culinary preparations. Beetroot (or chukandar) is a root vegetable that comes during winters and is used to prepare a number of dishes. From beetroot juice to beetroot sandwich or pooris, there are endless options to prepare from the humble beetroot.
Amid all these popular dishes, we have an innovative entrant to the list of delicious beetroot recipes. Beetroot and coconut dumpling is a sinful sweet treat that you just won't be able to resist. Dumplings are pieces of dough wrapped around a filling, it can be anything from succulent momos to a juicy sweet stuffing of beetroot, just like what we've got here. Beetroot also comes with a host of nutritional benefits that help our body in the cold winter season. Beetroot is rich with antioxidants that pull out the toxins to evacuate from the body and help detox the body. Besides keeping the heart healthy, it is also known to be a great blood purifier.
Beetroot is brimming with countless health benefits; hence, it will not be a bad idea to have this wonder veggie while soaking up the sun in this winter season. And to help you make the most of it, we are here with this innovative way to add beetroot to your diet. Beetroot and coconut dumpling is a mouth-watering dessert with an amalgamation of coconut, cinnamon and cardamom with beetroot cooked in ghee and honey.
Find the recipe of beetroot and coconut dumpling here. Try this at home this winter season, relish as a tea-time treat. Let us know how you liked it in the comments section below.
About Aanchal MathurAanchal doesn't share food. A cake in her vicinity is sure to disappear in a record time of 10 seconds. Besides loading up on sugar, she loves bingeing on FRIENDS with a plate of momos. Most likely to find her soulmate on a food app.