Beetroot Tacos with Grilled Chicken

An an usual healthy twist to tacos. Try this “Beetroot Tacos With Grilled Chicken” recipe and enjoy the healthy side of food #HealthyCookingToYou

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Whole Wheat Beetroot Tacos:

  • Chukandar (Beetroot) peeled 1 large
  • Pani (Water) ½ Cup or as required
  • Atta (Whole wheat flour) sifted 2 Cups
  • Kalonji (Nigella seeds) 1 tsp
  • Pink salt 1 tsp
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1 tsp

Grilled Chicken:

  • Chicken fillets 2
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) 1 & ½ tsp or to taste
  • Zeera powder (Cumin powder) ½ tsp
  • Pink salt ½ tsp
  • Dhania powder (Coriander powder) 1 tsp
  • Darchini powder (Cinnamon powder) ½ tsp
  • Paprika powder ½ tsp
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 tsp
  • Lemon juice 1 tbs
  • Olive oil 2 tbs

Prepare Salad:

  • Ice berg
  • Gajar (Carrot) julienne
  • Kheera (Cucumber) julienne
  • Corn kernels boiled
  • Shimla mirch (Capsicum) julienne
  • Lemon juice


  • Whole wheat beetroot taco
  • Salad
  • Chicken slices
  • Raita/Green yogurt sauce


For Whole Wheat Beetroot Tacos:

In grinder,add beetroot and water,grind well and set aside.

In bowl,add whole wheat flour,nigella seeds,pink salt,cumin seeds and mix well.

Gradually add grinded beetroot mixture,mix well and knead until dough is formed and let it rest for 15 minutes.

Take a small dough and make a ball,sprinkle flour and roll out dough with the help of rolling pin and prick with fork.

Now hang the taco tortillas on oven rack and bake in preheated oven at 180 C for 10 minutes.

After baking,let it cool.

For Grilled Chicken:

In bowl,add chicken fillets,red chili powder,cumin powder,pink salt,coriander powder,cinnamon powder,paprika powder,ginger garlic paste and lemon juice,mix well and marinate for 30 minutes.

In grill pan,add olive oil and marinated chicken,grill from both sides until done.

Cut into sides shape or slices & set aside.

For Salad:

In bowl,add ice berg,carrot,cucumber,corns kernels,capsicum,lemon juice and mix well.

To assemble tacos,add salad,chicken slices,raita/green yogurt sauce & serve.

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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