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How to make Beetroot Poriyal or Beetroot fry South Indian Tamilnadu Style Recipe

Updated on December 14, 2015
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Beetroot Poriyal or Beetroot fry

Beetroot Poriyal or Beetroot fry
Beetroot Poriyal or Beetroot fry

Beetroot Poriyal or Beetroot fry

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Recipe Introduction

Dear Readers,

Beetroot poriyal is a side dish recipe which gives you a sweet taste. My family love this recipe as it goes well with all rice with gravy recipes. Moreover it is a healthy and delicious recipe. Try this south Indian style of preparing Beetroot poriyal and your family is surely going to like it.

Health Benefits

Health benefits of Beetroot are as follows:

  • Beetroot helps to reduce Blood pressure
  • Prevents plaque formation and reduces bad cholesterol
  • Beetroot is rich in folic acid, which is good for pregnant women
  • Beetroot helps to treat anemia
  • It is good for constipation problem and keeps the stomach healthy
  • Beetroot improves brain power



Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 30 min
Yields: Serves three people
Chopped Beetroot npieces
Chopped Beetroot npieces
Required ingredients
Required ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 Beetroot, (Big)
  • 3 teaspoon Refined oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Bengal gram
  • ½ cup Big onion, (chopped)
  • 2-3 Red chilies
  • ½-1 teaspoon Salt
  • 4-5 Curry leaves
  • ¼ cup Grated coconut, (Optional)
Mustard and bengal gram are getting fried in oil
Mustard and bengal gram are getting fried in oil
Onions are added in the pan for frying
Onions are added in the pan for frying
Chopped beetroot are added
Chopped beetroot are added
Beetroot poriyal got cooked
Beetroot poriyal got cooked
Grated coconut is added on top of the beetroot poriyal
Grated coconut is added on top of the beetroot poriyal
Beetroot poriyal is ready to taste
Beetroot poriyal is ready to taste

Instructions

  1. Remove the outer layer of the Beetroot and cut the Beetroot in to small pieces.
  2. In a frying pan pour oil and place on the flame. When the oil is hot put the mustard seeds in the oil and let them to crackle.
  3. Now add the Bengal gram in the oil and fry till it becomes golden brown.
  4. Now add chopped big onion, curry leaves, red chilies and fry the onions till they turn slight golden brown.
  5. Then add the chopped beetroot inside the pan and sauté well.
  6. Put the given quantity of salt and mix well.
  7. Fry the beetroot in the medium flame. Sprinkle little water on the beetroot and sauté the beetroot, so that they do not get burnt and stick in the pan.
  8. Now close the lid and let them to boil.
  9. When the poriyal is cooked, switch off the flame.
  10. Now add grated coconut on the cooked beetroot, stir well and shift to a serving bowl.
  11. Now Beetroot Poriyal or Beetroot fry is ready to serve. It is a very good side dish for sambar, rasam & curd.

© 2014 Ravi and Swastha

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