Oct 25, 2012

Beetroot Stir fry Recipe | how to cook beet

Beetroot stir fry recipe, colorful, kiddos friendly dish for rice. Its South Indian Style recipe teaches way to cook them perfectly, holding minerals.

Beetroot Stir fry Recipe | how to cook beet

If you have a question, how to cook beet? this recipe could solve your problem. While I was chopping this pinky beet, I was really wondering about the God's creations. How lovely all these vegetables are. Each one are unique on its way. This vegetable is exclusively known for its juicy, dark pinkish color. After chopping, wow.. the chopping board became pink, my knife, my hands,..Pink.Pink..Pink.

When I was a kid, my mom always says, beet juice converts into blood immediately after eating it' :). I was grown up hearing all these positive stories about the veggies. And I'm passing on these stories to my next generation too, but with little modifications :).

Beetroot Stir fry Recipe | how to cook beet

How to cook? its very easy, add water and chopped beetroot to 3/4 :1 ratio. Cook it in medium flame for 4-5 min, then in slow flame for another 3-4 min, until beet becomes soft and shiny. Coming to this recipe, it is one of the basic preparations in South Indian homes. I have added chili powder which makes a perfect combo for the sweetness of the beet root.

If you are looking for other everyday side dishes for rice, Simple Green Bean Stir Fry Spinach Kootu, Chow Chow Kootu, could help you a hand.

Beetroot Stir fry Recipe | how to cook beet

Prep time : 3 min, Cooking time : 10 min,  Yeild : Serves 4
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2 medium size of Beetroot
1 tsp of Chili Powder
1 tsp of Mustard
1 tsp of Black Gram
1 tsp of Cumin
1 tsp of Oil
Salt to taste

Instructions for making:
Beetroot Stir fry Recipe  steps and procedures
1. Wash, clean and chop beet root into small cubes.

Beetroot Stir fry Recipe  steps and procedures
2. In a pan add oil, mustard seeds, black gram, cumin seeds, wait till it gets splutter. And add chopped beetroot, chili powder, salt and little water and cook it in a medium flame...for approx. 4 min.

Beetroot Stir fry Recipe  steps and procedures
3. When water gets evaporated, cook it for another 3 min, in simmer flame...until beetroots become slightly transparent, and slightly reduced in its size...Add grated coconut for little crunchiness and decoration, but this is optional.

4. Now our healthy healthy beetroot stir fry is ready. Serve it along with rice, roti.

Looking for another simple everyday recipe? Chow Chow Kootu could be another option.

Beetroot Stir fry Recipe | how to cook beet


  1. you are absolutely right, when ever I cut beet, my kids come to me saying Mom are you bleeding? then ihave to say no i am cutting beet, then they relieved.nice stir fry.


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