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Mar 17, 2011

Beetroot chocolate brownies

      At one point of time, I had stopped baking or rather restricted cakes to only certain occasions, But when I learnt about substituting with low fat and healthy ingredients, I no longer feel too guilty about this especially when it comes to my kid. And I feel that homemade ones are much better than the store bought ones. Using atta or whole wheat flour in another thing I have become quite comfortable with.
       I was quite eager to bake brownies with beetroot when I saw in DK and Madhuram's place few days ago. So my recipe is kind of inspired from both of them. We enjoyed this one and particularly loved its deep red colour. Quite a brownie fan I am now, I have baked a lot of them and will be posting them soon. So keep coming and you will just fall in love with them just like me!!
beetroot chocolate brownies
Ingredients-
Beetroot-2 cups of puree(see notes)
Egg- 1
Butter or margarine-1/4 cup
Olive oil-1/4 cup
Brown sugar-1 1/2cup
Atta/whole wheat flour- 3/4 cup
Oats- 1/2 cup
Baking powder- 2tsp
Cocoa powder-3tbsp
Chocolate chips- handful
 Notes- For the beetroot puree- Peel and chopp 2 beetroots.Then pressure cook them till they turn very soft. Then blend it in a blender to a puree.

beetroot chocolate brownies

Method-
  Beat the butter ,olive oil and sugar till it turns creamy. Add in the egg and mix thoroughly. Next add the beetroot puree and mix well. Mix the dry ingredients together(atta,oats,baking powder,cocoa powder). Add this flour mixture to the wet mixture and mix well with a spatula. Now fold in the chocolate chips. Pour the batter in a prepared greased tin.Bake this in a preheated oven at 180c for 25 to 30 minutes .Check if the cake is done by inserting a skewer in the center. Allow it to cool in the pan. Slice into bars or squares.
          This one is my entry to Divya brownies event.

26 comments:

divya said...

looks tempting and yum....

sowmya's creative saga said...

@divya- Thanks , that was quick..

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious looking healthy brownies

Hamaree Rasoi said...

OMG this is awesome...what a combination dear...

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Rachel said...

Beetroot in a a brownie.. this I need to try.

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Looks yummy...

FunWidFud

Sush said...

beetroot & chocolate, hard to imagine the combination! very creative Sowmya

aipi said...

Beetroots n brownies both are my fav never combined them together though..you definitely got me curious here :)

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Kitchen Flavours said...

Very new to me....healthy sounding brownie....

jayasree said...

I have used beets in red velvet cakes.. Shld try in brownies too.

Priti said...

I saw the same at their blog too and it was very tempting ...now that you are tempting me more ...looks delish

Hari Chandana said...

very new to me.. looks so delicious.. thanks for the recipe :)

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Divya Kudua said...

Beetroot in Brownies is a great idea..looks great!!Thanks for sending this to my event!!

Divya.M said...

wow...its tempting and color is inviting....

jeyashrisuresh said...

very nice and innovative one.healthy version too

Tina said...

gr8 combination dear ...sounds delicious..

Prathibha said...

Lovely brownies...beetroot has given a very nice color..

Usha said...

Looks delicious! Beetroot must have given the brownies a nice dark pink color.

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Priya said...

Thats so wonderful and great looking brownies, truly incredible;.

Laavanya said...

I've been tempted by the chocolate - beetroot combination for a while now - these brownies sound fabulous and i like the healthy substitutions here as well.

Akila said...

brownies looks yummy...
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Jaishree said...

Beetroot in a a brownie very innovative and looks so delicious..

Sarah Naveen said...

nice recipe..looks so yumm!!

savitha ramesh said...

Beetroot in brownies,very ne to me and healthy too.

Viki's Kitchen said...

Browny looks so yummy....nice idea to include beets too.

Cham said...

I ve seen in many baking blogs this beet- choco combo! Looks moist and delicious!

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