Beetroot with onion and cumin

Beetroot with onion and cumin


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About this recipe: If you like beetroot, you'll love this recipe. For those who don't like beetroot, they may just change their minds.


Serves: 4 

  • 2 tablespoons rapeseed oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin seed
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 5 medium beetroots, peeled and quartered
  • 2 tomatoes - peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 375ml water
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. Heat a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Pour in oil and saute onion and garlic until translucent. Mix in cumin seed and saute an additional 2 minutes. Sprinkle in flour and saute 1 minute more.
  2. Stir in beetroot, tomatoes, water and salt. Reduce heat to low, cover pan with lid, and allow to simmer 30 to 45 minutes, until beetroot is tender.

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Reviews (1)


Nice flavours but too much gloopy sauce for my liking. If I repeat this I'll use far less flour and water. - 02 Jan 2014

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