Peel the beetroot and cut into chunks. Place into a deep pot, add salt and water mixture and cover with a clean kitchen towel.
Put a wooden cutting board on top and cover with a weight, preferably, a granite stone.
Place into a dark warm place. Remove any foam that might appear during fermentation process.
Wash the cutting board and the stone every few days. Leave the beetroot to ferment for 15 days.
When fermentation is done, transfer the beetroot into a cold place.
You will need:
- Beetroot – 3 pounds
- Water – 6 cups
- Salt – 2 tablespoons