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, retaining most of the 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 chopping this pinky beet, I was really wondering about the God's creations. How cute all these vegetables are. Each one are unique on its own way. After chopping, wow.. the chopping board became pink, my knife, my hands,..Pink.Pink..Pink. This vegetable is exclusively known for its juicy, dark pinkish color.

I was grown up hearing all these positive stories about the veggies. In my childhood days, my mom always says, beet juice converts into blood immediately after eating it' :).  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.

Beetroot Stir fry Recipe | how to cook beet

Beetroot Stir fry Recipe | how to cook beet

Prep time : 3 min,
Cooking time : 10 min,
Yeild : Serves 4
Author :

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

How to make:
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...
Hint: 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.

Beetroot Stir fry Recipe | how to cook beet

You may also check another simple and yet healthy dish  like, Chow Chow Kootu .


  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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