BEETROOT PORIYAL



This is my favourite way of eating this vegetable. It's a very South Indian preparation. It's usually a side dish when we make sambar or rasam and rice.................and some applams for a bit of crunch in every bite.........and that's how we do it here! Yep I'm very South Indian like that. So this is my recipe for today under everyday lunch/dinner theme.

Just check out the recipe below.....now ain't that easy? It takes a good 20 minutes including the cutting and cooking. A dish full of goodness!



INGREDIENTS:
oil - 3 tbsps
mustard seeds - 1 tsp
urad dal - 2 tsps
curry leaves - 1 stem
onion, sliced - 1 small
green chili, slit - 2
beetroot, grated - 1 big (500 g)
salt to taste
 
PROCESS;
  • In a wok, heat the oil and and then add the mustard seeds. 
  • Once it starts popping, add the urad dal and curry leaves.
  • Add the onions and green chilies. 
  • When the onions have cooked and become soft and transparent, add the beetroot.
  • Add salt and cook till the beetroot has cooked through. It cooks fast since its grated.
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11 comments:

  1. Beets is one of my favorite veggies and love digging in different ways, as a grated version, it must taste amazing!

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  2. Reminds of my mother-in-law's cooking....she makes this lovely beet curry. Yours looks so vibrant and tasty!

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  3. I love almost everything with beetroot , poriyal is something I have yet to make myself , but my daughter makes and it definitely is a delicious side dish .

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  4. I don't remember ever grating beetroot for poriyal. Shall have to try grating next time.

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  5. I use beet in salads and raita only, occasionally in one or other recipe. This poriyal is one more way in which I would like to eat beet

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  6. Love beet root poriyal with hot piping rasam rice, my favourite combo. Love that you have grated them.

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  7. The vibrant color of the beetroot makes this simple side so appetizing.

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  8. This platter is so inviting. beetroot poriyal I have never tried. But I am drooling here.

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  9. I love eating beets in poriyal form. I also add a lot of coconut to it. The lunch platter looks too inviting..

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  10. wow. beet poriyal looks so vibranta and flavorful.

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  11. Beet poriyal is a wonderful way to use incorporate beets in the diet.

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