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July 20, 2011

Beetroot Poriyal Recipe - South Indian Beetroot Stir Fry

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I learnt this from my mom.Usually my mom makes this as an accompaniment for keerai Kuzhambu .Its my favorite..Last week i made for mor kuzhambu . It was a flavorful and excellent combo.
Beetroot poriyal

INGREDIENTS :
  • Beetroot - 2 nos (big)
  • Moong dal - 2 tbsp
  • Salt & water - As needed
  • Sambar powder  or Red chilly powder- 1.5tsp
To grind :
  • Grated coconut - 3 tbsp
  • Small onion - 2 nos
  • Jeera - 1/4 tsp
To temper :
  • Oil -  1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
  • Big onion - 1 no (finely chopped)
  • Curry leaves - Few
METHOD :
  • Chop the beetroot into small pieces and pressure cook along with moong dal , sambar powder , salt & water.
  • Grind all the ingredients given under "to grind "into a smooth paste adding very little water.
  • Now temper the items mentioned above and add the cooked beetroot mixture.
  • Then add the ground coconut paste and saute well till the  raw smell emanates.
Enjoy with sambhar/ mor kuzhambu / Keerai kuzhambu with a papad .



26 comments :

  1. wow healthy colorful dish easy to cook

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  2. adding sambar powder to poriyal is new to me.. i love the color of beet poriyal..and love to have it with curd , brown hot rice, pappad and lemon pickle

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  3. Nice healthy dish !! loved the idea of adding sambar powder to it !!

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  4. Healthy Poriyal,ur very sounds too gud...

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  5. looks lovely,perfectly done!yumm!always like jeera,onion and coconut combo in poriyals!

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  6. One of my fav and looks yum....I liked your version

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  7. very healthy and simple dish.love to have this with vathakuzhambhu

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  8. Love this... Adding sambar powder is diff. will try it soo,

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  9. Delicious poriyal,sure must have tasted superb

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  10. Looks delicious...never added sambar powder to beet stir fry...

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  11. Beet poriayal looks delicious.. Never heard of adding sambhar powder..sounds interesting..

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  12. Love the beet colors....Thanks for sharing...

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  13. A healthy poriyal.I also do like dis except a little change in the ingrdients.

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  14. Nice n yummy curry..looks delicious n I love beets for its color..:)

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  15. Healthy, flavorful & delicious poriyal!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  16. Healthy and delicious curry.. Looks perfect !!
    Indian Cuisine

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  17. Wowww.. Delicious looking dish.. Simply inviting dear.

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  18. Delicious - this one never fails to please!!

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  19. Nice post. I tried this yesterday,and it was liked by all in the family.Thank you.

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  20. Thanks all. @Hema , glad u all liked it. U made my day !!

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  21. It is looks like beetroot salad. I have not tried this but I am going to try it. I have read the comments related to this recipe and it seems that few of them have tried it and they liked it.

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