Beetroot Poriyal Recipe
Recipe type: Side dish
Cuisine: South Indian
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Serves: 1 bowl
Beetroot Poriyal - A delicious south indian side dish made from stir-fried beetroot.
  • Beetroot: 2 medium
  • Green chilies: 1 piece
  • Mustard seeds: 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal: 1 tsp
  • Oil: 2 tsp
  • Curry leaves: 6 leaves
  • Hing: 1/8 tsp
  • Grated fresh coconut: 1 tbsp
  • Salt: 1/2 tsp or to taste
  1. Peel the beetroot and cut into small pieces.
  2. Slit the green chilies and grate the coconut.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and once the oil is hot add mustard seeds (rai).
  4. Add urad dal (white lentil) and saute for 30-40 seconds.
  5. Once the mustard starts crackling add hing (asafoetida).
  6. Now add curry leaves and green chilies and saute for 20-30 seconds.
  7. Add finely chopped beetroot in oil and quickly stir fry them for 1-2 minutes.
  8. Season the poriyal now. Add salt as per your taste. Mix well and cook poriyal for 3-4 minutes.
  9. Once the beetroot turns soft, add grated coconut and mix well.
  10. Cook the beetroot poriyal for another minute.
  11. Delicious south indian beetroot poriyal is ready to serve. Serve this poriyal as side dish along with any south indian main course.
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