BEETROOT LEAVES KOOTU

BEETROOT LEAVES KOOTU 

beetroot leaves kootu

 

Beetroot leaves or Beet greens are very healthy packed with nutrition.

Beet greens are nutritious as they are rich in vitamin k, copper, manganese, iron,

and calcium, but they are great for maintaining  a healthy weight, as they contain zero

saturated fat and cholesterol .we use the leaves make (beetroot leaves kootu)

How to prepare beetroot leaves kootu? similar recipe radish green poriyal

INGREDIENTS:

  • Beet greens 1 Bunch

  • Bengal gram 1 cup(boiled)

  • Onion 2 numbers(chopped)

  • Green chili 3 numbers(chopped)

  • Mustard 1/4 teaspoon

  • Black gram 1/4 teaspoon

  • Oil and salt as need

METHOD:

  • In a pan with a medium heat add oil ,mustard, black gram ,let it splutter, add chopped onion,  green chili , beet greens and  saute it.

  • Now add little amount of water and boiled it.

  • Once beet greens cooked well add boiled Bengal gram  and mix it. After 1 minutes switch of the flame. now beetroot leaves kootu is ready.

  • Simple ,healthy , and delicious recipe.

 

 

Another kootu recipe paruppu keerai kootu.

and spinach poriyal

 

WHAT ARE THE  BENEFITS OF BEET GREENS?
 

Boost immunity: Vitamin c is known as nature immunity booster and beet greens are incredibly rich in it. It is important to have a healthy immune system during winter to fight cold and flu.
Healthy for eyes and skin: Beet green contains Vitamin A, which is great for maintaining a healthy vision and is also important for cell differentiation  and a healthy skin.
Healthy for bones and teeth: Vitamin C is essential for healthy bones and teeth as well as a glowing skin and beet green fulfill all these needs, due do high level of Vitamin C in it.
No fat or cholesterol: Beet green are nutritious as they are rich in Vitamin K, Copper, Manganese, Iron, and Calcium, but they are great for maintaining a healthy weight, as they contain zero saturated fat and cholesterol.
Beet green are a great natural source of fiber and are packed with antioxidants, just like the red tuberous part of the plant.

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