Beetroot Chop

May 13, 2018
4 from 1 vote
Beetroot Chop - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
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.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Recipe Cuisine Type Bengali, Street Food
Recipe Category Vegetarian
Servings 2
Served As Snacks


  • Beetroots boiled and grated - 2 small
  • Potato boiled and mashed - 3
  • Green chillies - 3 chopped finely
  • Ginger - chopped finely
  • Peanuts roasted and ground - 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Bengali garam masala - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil to deep fry the chops
  • Maida - 3 tsp
  • Cornflour - 3 tsp
  • 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.


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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