Grated fresh beetroot or beets are combined with diced brown onions and green chillies. Seasoned with salt and vinegar, this easy to prepare beetroot salad is a versatile dish that compliments grills or curries.


  • 3 beetroots
  • 1 green chilli, chopped finely
  • ¼ brown onion
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • A pinch of sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 sprigs coriander


  1. Remove the peel of each beetroot and rinse them thoroughly
  2.  In a large bowl roughly grate the beetroot
  3.  Finely dice the onion and combine this to the grated beetroot.
  4.  Add in the finely chopped green chill.
  5.  Stir in the vinegar and mix well
  6. Add in the salt and sugar. Mix well to ensure an even distribution of the seasoning.
  7. Garnish with finely chopped coriander

Serve chilled or at room temperature. Portion size is appropriate for 2 adults.