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July 20, 2011

Beetroot Poriyal Recipe With Coconut - South Indian Beetroot Stir Fry

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I learnt this South Indian style beetroot poriyal from my mom. Usually she makes this as a side dish for keerai Kuzhambu .Its my favorite..Last week I made it for mor kuzhambu . It was a flavorful and excellent combo. Do try it and share your feedback :)
Beetroot poriyal

INGREDIENTS :
  • Beetroot - 2 nos
  • Moong dal - 2 tbsp
  • Salt & water - As needed
  • Sambar powder  or Red chilly powder- 1.5tsp
To grind :
  • Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
  • 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. .



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26 comments :

Santosh Bangar said...

wow healthy colorful dish easy to cook

Lena Jayadev said...

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

Sravs said...

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

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Unknown said...

Healthy Poriyal,ur very sounds too gud...

Raks said...

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

Indian Khana said...

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

Jeyashris Kitchen said...

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

Vimitha Durai said...

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

Suja Manoj said...

Delicious poriyal,sure must have tasted superb

Saraswathi Iyer said...

Looks delicious and healthy.

Reshmi Mahesh said...

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

Unknown said...

Yum, delicious recipe dear.

Vidhya said...

Porial looks so delicious .

Rinku Naveen said...

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

GEETHA ACHAL said...

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

Sudha Sabarish said...

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

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Unknown said...

My fav veggie...yummy poriyal

chef and her kitchen said...

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

Prathima Rao said...

Healthy, flavorful & delicious poriyal!!
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Hari Chandana P said...

Healthy and delicious curry.. Looks perfect !!
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divya said...

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

Apu said...

Delicious - this one never fails to please!!

Tina said...

Healthy and colourful...

Hema Krishnamohan said...

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

Chitra said...

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

John Aadam said...

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.