Thursday, March 20, 2008

Beetroot Curry

This is my Moms recipe & comes out real good. A Favourite at my place & it goes well with rice or rotis too...Simple & easy to prepare!


Beetroot - 3
Onion -2
Coconut - 1/4 cup
Red Chillies - 4
Jeera - 2 tsp
Oil- 2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Udad Dhal - 1/4 tsp
Salt- to taste.


1. Pressure cook the beetroot for 2 whistles. Onc it cools down, peel of the skin & chop it into small cubes.
2. Grind together - coconut, jeera & red chillies to a paste.Add water as required for grinding.

3. In a pan add oil & season with mustard seeds & udad dhal. Then add the chopped onions & fry till its translucent.

4. Now add the ground masala & fry well for 5-7 minutes.

5. Add the chopped beetroot & salt & mix well. Add little water & bring it to a good boil.

The Beetroot cuury is ready. Enjoy it with Phulkas or just rice & dhal!


Laavanya said...

Seema that looks delicious.. Maybe this will make A a beetroot convert.

Dhivya said...

looks so colorful seema:))healthy too

Uma said...

So colorful. Looks yummy!

Finla said...

I love beet root curry.
When i was small me and my sisters were really excited when mom made this as we ate them with rice and the rice turned pinl :-)

Richa said...

looks d-lish!
i make a raita on similar lines :)

Unknown said...

I love the colour of beets..Healthy too!

Seema said...

Laav - A here likes this & will eat so try at your place & may be he will eat :-)

Dhivya- Colourfull & yummy!!

Uma- Thanks!

Happy Cook - Yup, i guess as kids we all loved Pink - a girl thing i can say :-)

Richa - My raita is simple one.. No grinding req.. Have u posted your raita recipe, please let me know.. will love to try it out.

Dhivya Vikram - Yup You r so right.

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Pravs said...

i make beetroot masala curry with potato. Thats the only curry for beets for me.So have to try this for a different curry.

Red Chillies said...

Seema, with mom's recipe at our end, what could go wrong right? The color looks beautiful and so is the taste I am sure.

Coin genius said...

beet root curry looks great.. i only have beet roots in this form.

thank you for your nice words that you left on my blog seema:)

Raks said...

Love that colour!

EC said...

Lovely color...i love beets too

Vani said...

I make a beetroot gojju in almost the same way! Looks delicious, Seema!

Vanamala Hebbar said...

Oh this is different curry!!

Jayashree said...

I love the colour of beets.....nice recipe.

Sagari said...

never made beetroot in preasure cooker ,very nice curry recipe,I will try it for sure

Meera said...

Wonderful color. Thanks for sharing this recipe. will try soon.

Ramya's Mane Adige said...

Looks yummy!! I love beets

Unknown said...

This is my fav....So colourful.... so healthy...Love it...

Alpa said...

i love beets & the curry sounds wonderful! Do you think the taste would be comprimised if I didn't add the coconut?

Sia said...

mom's recipes r the best:)

Archy said...

Even i made this curry 2day !!
I love it.. Lovely pic Seema !!

Radhika said...

I plan to try this recipe soon. I have eaten it at your house. It was marvelous. Now I get to try making it. Really looking forward to it.


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Seema said...

Archy - Thanks for update, glad u liked it!

Radhika - Yup you sure would have tasted it at my place.. try it & out & update me. Not joined Foodbuzz as yet!