Beetroot Ginger Cake Recipe | Food Diaries | Zarnak Sidhwa | Dessert

Beetroot Ginger Cake Recipe | Food Diaries
Beetroot Ginger Cake Recipe | Food Diaries

While Beetroot Ginger Cake might sound odd to some, it actually makes a scrumptious combination that you’ll go crazy for. Try it and love it.

Watch this Masala TV video to learn how to make Beetroot Ginger Cake and Chicken curry puffs Recipes. This show of Food Diaries with Chef Zarnak Sidhwa aired on 7 February 2020.





  • Walnuts chopped 75gm
  • flour 200 gm
  • caster sugar 150gm
  • baking powder 2 tsp
  • baking soda ¼ tsp
  • beetroot grated 250gm
  • orange zest 1tbsp
  • Ginger chopped 100 gm
  • eggs 2
  • sour cream 60 gm
  • oil 125 ml
  • orange juice ¼ cup


Ingredients for Icing:

  • Cream cheese 150gm
  • icing sugar 60 gm
  • cream 70 ml
  • ginger juice 20 ml


Method :
Mix flour, baking powder and baking soda. Add grated beets , orange zest and chopped stem ginger and walnuts, do not overmix. In another bowl, beat eggs add in soured cream, oil and orange juice. Gently fold in and pour mixture into a greased and lined tin and bake at 180 degrees c. For the icing, beat cream cheese until smooth. Don’t overbeat as cream cheese will get runny. Add icing sugar and beat well to incorporate . Then add cream and beat another minute till icing is thick and smooth. Finally add in ginger juice. Use a spatula to spread the icing over the cake and serve.


  • Puff pastry 1 kg
  • Boneless chicken chopped 1 cup
  • Onion chopped 1
  • Egg 1
  • Water ¼ cup
  • Olive oil 2 tbsp

Ingredients for Spices:

  • Curry powder 1 tbsp
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Chili powder 1 tsp


Method :
Heat oil. Add chopped onion and saute till golden. Add the chopped boneless chicken, spices and saute. Cover and let simmer. Add water. Cover and let chicken cook for another 2-3 minutes. Shred the cooked chicken using a fork and turn off the heat. Let the mixture completely cool.
Take the thawed but cold puff pastry sheets and cut them into squares. Add 1 ½ tbsp of filling in the center and add a cut pastry sheet over it. Press and seal the puff pastry sheets on all side. Crimp the edges using a fork. Brush each wrapped pastry with whisked egg, for the golden look. Transfer the chicken puffs to a baking tray. Bake at 200 degrees cfor 12 minutes. Serve hot with ketchup or chutney.

Beetroot Ginger Cake Recipe in Urdu and English

At Masala TV you can check complete Beetroot Ginger Cake Recipe in Urdu and English. This is one of the best recipes by chef Zarnak Sidhwa at Masala TV show Food Diaries. Check out the other best recipes of chefs Zarnak Sidhwa.

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