June 30, 2013

Raw Mango Beet Salad

I am getting fresh bunches of beets from our local farm these days. After the beet greens are used, I am left with the fresh beets which is perfect for this is refreshing summer salad. This is a simple salad with beets and raw mango, pepped up with a little bit of peanuts and coconut oil. The sweetness of beets and the strong flavor is normalized by the sour and refreshing flavor of raw mango.

  • Beet root - 1 medium
  • Raw Mango - about 1/4th from a large mango
  • Raw organic peanuts - handful
  • Thai red chilly - 1/2 (since it is really hot, I use only half)
  • Sesame seeds - 1 Tbs.
  • Virgin coconut oil - 1 Tbs.
  • Sea salt - as per taste

  • Peel the beet and julienne really thin.
  • Peel mango and julienne really thin as well.
  • Add peanuts and red chilly to a coffee/spice grinder and coarsely grind them. Some chunks of peanuts should remain.
  • Mix the veggies and peanuts and keep them aside for 30 minutes or so.
  • When ready to serve, add salt and melted coconut oil and mix well.
  • Serve topped with sesame seeds.


  1. Looks nice. We made noodles with steamed Beets and jicama last week with broccoli pesto. will try with raw mango.

  2. Broccoli pesto sounds really interesting .. should try that sometime, tnx Rema. :-)


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