May 25, 2011

Beet root curry

it's made from beet roots ,tastes little bit sweet becoz of beet 's flavor...n healthy too..usually made in south India.I like it's rich dark red color ...tastes good too...

beet roots           2-3 large size
mustard seeds     1tsp
curry leaves         2-4
cumin seeds         1/2tsp
asafetida or hing     pinch
chili pow.                  1/2tsp 
coriander powder  1/2tsp
turmeric powder      1/2tsp
oil                               2tsp
red chilli (optional)
salt to taste
grated coconut for garnishing (optional)


  • Steam the beetroot, until soft and tender , if are fresh n soft then no need to do it.
  • Heat oil in a wok, add cumin seeds,curry leaves, and red chilli. Allow them to crackle.
  • Add asafoetida, turmeric powder, beetroot and salt. Saute for few minutes.
  • Garnish with fresh grated coconut and serve hot with steamed rice and tomato rasam. Alternatively serve with chapatti  and dal.:

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