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South Indian Kitchen: Beetroot Poriyal


Mar 17, 2017

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

2

PREPARATION LEVEL

Easy

Not a fan of beetroot? Here's an interesting way to add it to your diet.

INGREDIENTS

    2 tsp oil
    1/2 tsp mustard seeds
    1/2 tsp urad dal
    Curry leaves
    Pinch of turmeric powder
    2 slit green chillies
    Salt to taste
    A pinch of hing
    1 cup chopped beetroot
    1/4 cup grated coconut
    1 tsp dhania powder
    Water as required

DIRECTIONS

1. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.

2. Once it crackles, add urad dal, curry leaves, green chillies and sauté for few seconds.

3. Add beetroot, turmeric, hing, salt and enough water to cook the vegetable. Cover and cook till beetroot is cooked.

4. Add dhania powder and cook on medium flame for a minute or two. Add coconut, mix well and serve.

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Preetha’s endeavour is to promote south Indian cuisine through her YouTube channel, Dakshin Curry. She absolutely loves curry leaves, and can fit them happily into in any recipe. For those of you who curse the poor thing, dry roast and powder them or use them in your dishes and enjoy the health benefits she says.

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