Beetroot squash

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Ingredients:-

  1. Beetroot – 500 grams or 2 big numbers; grated
  2. Water – 7 cups
  3. Sugar – 1 kg. or 2.5 cups
  4. Lime juice – of 5 limes
  5. Ciric acid – 1/2 tsp.
  6. Tonovin essence – 3/4 tsp.

Method:-

  1. Mix the grated beetroot and water together and bring to a boil.  Cook for 20 minutes on a medium low heat. Strain the mixture.
  2. Add sugar to the strained beetroot extract and cook further for 15-20 minutes. Add the lime juice and boil further for 5 minutes more. Switch off heat. Finally add the essence and citric acid. Let cool completely. Store in a glass bottle in a refrigerator.
  3. To make beetroot juice, take 1/4 cup of beetroot squash and 3/4 cup of water in a glass. Mix well with a spoon. Top with ice cubes and serve immediately.

Note:- This squash does not taste of beetroots at all. It tastes like grape juice.

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