Beetroots are packed with many nutrients and is a natural blood purifier. It is good to include it in our diet once in a week. I prepare this poriyal often in my house. It is a very simple stir fry which goes well with rice. Today we will learn how to make beetroot stir fry following this easy recipe.
Beetroot Poriyal recipe
Prep time -under 15 mins
Cook time -under 15 mins
Beetroot - 2 cups heaped (chopped or grated)
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
For the seasoning
Mustard - 1 tsp
Urad dal (split) -3/4 tsp
Green chillies - 2
Hing - a pinch
Curry leaves - few
Wash, peel the skin and chop beetroot. You can also grate beetroot if preferable.
Slit green chilli and keep it aside.
Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan or kadai, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add urad dal and hing.
When urad dal turns golden brown, add green chillies and curry leaves.
Then add the chopped beetroot and salt needed. Keep the flame low, cover it with a lid and cook until soft stirring now and then. You can sprinkle water in between to prevent it for getting burnt.Once it is cooked, add grated coconut, mix it well and switch off the flames.
Serve as an accompaniment with rice.
More Beetroot Recipes
Beetroot Channa Curry
Beetroot Potato Soup
Beetroot Pomegranate Juice