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ICSE Class 9 Answered

When cut pieces of beetroot are boiled in water turns red but when the pieces of carrot are boiled, the water remains colourless. Please explain.

 

Asked by satvikakate97.9spicertl | 05 Jul, 2020, 03:33: PM
Expert Answer
It is due to presence of anthocyanin in beet roots, which is a water soluble pigment . Carrots have carotene which does not dissolve in water and therefore, water remains colourless.
 

Answered by | 05 Jul, 2020, 05:56: PM

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