Beetroot Dhokla is a super healthy twist to the traditional Gujarati Dhokla. The red colour of this dhokla comes from the addition of beetroot puree. To make it spongy, I have used fruit salt. You can make this Dhokla with oats and millets also. As this month is all about celebrating love and loved one’s, I decided on a recipe which gets a beautiful shade of natural red colour from the beet which symbolizes Love.
It is very quick, nutritious and a healthy breakfast item.These dhoklas are not only appealing but appetizing too.If your love dhokla , you’ll surely enjoy this beetroot version of the dish. Beetroot not only reduces bad cholesterol, it also is a good source of iron and also fights fatigue.
I love to corporate vegetables in whichever manner in our diet . Because of it’s beautiful hues, even my son find it appealing. What else could a mother want when a healthy snack is consumed without much fuss.
From keeping our blood sugar levels in control , it also acts as a natural food colour. It can be consumed in the form of raw or cooked. here are some of the health benefits of Beetroot.
- Lowers your blood pressure levels
- Beetroot is known to contain large amounts of soluble fibres, flavanoids and betacyanin which gives beetroot its colour and is also a powerful antioxidant.This protects the heart from potential heart attacks and stroke.
- It has an abundant supply of folic acid.
- It is packed with mineral silica, an important component for the body to use calcium efficiently.
- People suffering from diabetes can fulfil their sweet craving by adding a little beetroot in their diet.Also, this vegetable is low in calories and fat-free making it a perfect vegetable for diabetics.
- It contains a lot of iron which helps in treating anaemia.
- Because the root is a rich source of iron, it helps in improving a person’s stamina.
- Because of its high soluble fibre content, it helps in regularising bowel movement .