Beetroot Chop

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Beetroot chop is a variant of the famous street snack of West Bengal, veg chop. Beetroot chop is a healthy snack which can be given even to toddlers. It is crunchy inside and soft outside and best enjoyed with a hot cup of ginger tea.
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Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Served As: Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: Bengali, Street Food
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 2


  • 2 Beetroots Boiled And Grated - 2 Small beetroots boiled and grated
  • 3 Potato boiled and mashed
  • 3 Green Chillies chopped finely
  • Ginger chopped finely
  • 2 tbsp Peanuts roasted and ground
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala bengali
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • to Oil deep fry the chops
  • 3 tsp Refined flour
  • 3 tsp Corn Flour
  • Water as required


  • Boil the potatoes and beetroots in a pressure cooker. Grate the beetroot and mash the potatoes. Mix both of them.
  • Dry roast the peanuts and grind in a mixer. Add to the potato beetroot mixture.
  • Add the spices, green chillies and ginger. Mix well and create a slightly soft firm mixture.
  • Make rectangular balls of the mixture. You can make approximately 8-10 balls.
  • Mix the maida and cornflour and add water. Make a slightly watery mixture.
  • Heat the oil in a deep bottomed pan. Dip the balls in the maida cornflour mixture and drop into the oil when hot.
  • Cook for about 7-8 minutes in a medium flame. Remove from the oil and let it cool.
  • Enjoy the snack with tomato ketchup.

Recipe Notes

Cook the chops in a medium flame.
Put only 3-4 chops at a time to avoid overcrowding and breaking.
Flip gently so that they dont break.

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Priya Iyer(Anitha)
Priya Iyer(Anitha)

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