Beetroot Curry

12 Apr



Beetroot 2 bulbs
Fresh Coconut (grated) 2 tbsps
Salt to taste
Oil 1 tbsp


Chana dal 2 tsps
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Urad dal 1 tsp
Red chilli flakes 1 tsp

Method of preparation:

Wash peel and chop beetroot into cubes.
Heat oil in a pan, add the beetroot cubes and saute for 3-4 minutes.
Now add add talimpu ingredients in order and fry for 2 more minutes.
Finally toss some salt and fresh coconut.
Give it a quick stir and serve with rice or chapathi.

Notes: Add some chopped onions first if you wish.
Be careful as beetroot doesnt take much time to cook.

6 Responses to “Beetroot Curry”

  1. Arjuna April 12, 2007 at 6:22 am #

    Great color contrast, love the picture!
    My mom’s recipe (now mine) is exactly the same.

  2. Asha April 12, 2007 at 6:36 am #

    Love Beets and I have some in the fridge right now!:))

    I do the stir-fry like these as side dish.Looks yum,I have got make some now:)

  3. sailaja April 12, 2007 at 7:07 am #

    That’s a colorful looking stir fry, Anshu. The one I made today called for a spice pwd. Tastes divine!!

  4. Mannar April 12, 2007 at 7:18 am #

    Looks delicious….but i hate beetroot…yuky… 😛

  5. anusharaji April 12, 2007 at 8:12 am #

    @arjuna this is my moms recipe too
    @asha tadka does make a big diff. here. try
    @sailaja heading over for the spice pwd ing.
    @mannar some roots are sure yucky
    did u ever try beetroot halwa? thats how i started 😉

  6. GIni April 12, 2007 at 8:50 am #

    I love beetroots. Such an earthy flavor. I haven’t made it this way.

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