Beet Treats


Beet roots - 2 big
medium carrot - 1
citric acid -1/4 tspn ( can use lime juice instead)
brown sugar - 1/4 cup (I used damerara sugar)
white sugar -1/4 cup
water -1/4 cup
dried ginger - 1/2 tspn


Wash, peel and cut beetroot and carrot into cubes. Take juice of beetroot and carrot by dding

water. Strain and keep it aside.

Mix both the sugar with 1/4 cup of water and prepare sugar syrup. Add juice, ginger powder and

citric acid. Simmer for 5 minutes. Skim the foam on the top.
bottle it and refrigerate.

Beet Drink

To make beet drink add 3 parts of water to one part of syrup and serve.

Now some other ways you can make use of the beet syrup.

Carrot cucumber in beet  yogurt

Stir in a tablespoon of syrup in a cup of yogurt. Whip well and mix in grated carrot, cucumber

and a slit green chilly. Add salt to taste. Garnish with fresh coriander. A yummy salad is ready.

Beet flavoured milk.

Stir in a tablespoon of beet syrup in a glass of cold milk and enjoy. I am not sure if it will curdle when added to warm milk.

Beet Lassi

Curds - 1 1/2 cup
milk - 1/2 cup
beet syrup - 1 tablespoon
water - 1/2 cup

Whip all the ingredients with a blender untill smooth. Serve Chilled.