Beetroot Poriyal

11:58 PM Chandra Karthikeyan 0 Comments


  • Beetroot - 2
  • Onion -1
  • red chilli - 1
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Channa dal - 1 tbsp
  • Curry leaves - small amount


  • Remove the outer skin of the beetroot and cut it into small pieces.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, when it starts spluttering add curry leaves and channa dal.
  • Now add chopped onions and fry it until it becomes transparent.
  • Add beetroot pieces and fry this in a very low flame.
  • No need to add water to cook beetroot, if you want, sprinkle some water.
  • Now grind cumin seeds and red chilli.
  • When the beetroot is half cooked, add the cumin seed-red chilli mixture, and mix it properly with beetroot.
  • Fry beetroot until it is cooked properly.

Cooking time: 25 minutes
My son loves this recipe.


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