Beetroot stir fry Recipe, a simple everyday South Indian side dish usually served along with rice. A perfect colorful, kiddos friendly side dish for rice. Here, we discuss the absolute way to cook them perfectly by retaining its vitamins and minerals.
If you have a question, how to cook beetroot? this Beetroot stir fry 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 is unique in 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 :).
How to cook? it’s 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 Beetroot stir fry Recipe, this 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 beetroot. We love having beetroot stir fry with our family’s South Indian Rasam or capsicum kuzhambu or Sundaikkai Vathal Kuzhambu.
Beetroot stir fry Recipe
Beetroot stir fry Recipe, a simple everyday South Indian side dish served along with rice. Colorful, kiddos friendly dish for rice. Tamil cuisine style recipe. We also discuss the perfect way to cook them perfectly, retaining its vitamins and minerals.
- 2 Beetroot medium size
- 1 tsp Chili Powder
- 1 tsp Mustard
- 1 tsp Urad Dal
- 1 tsp Cumin
- 1 tsp Cooking Oil
- Salt to taste
Peel the skin of beetroot. And chop into small sized cubes.
In a pan add cooking oil, mustard seeds, black gram, cumin seeds, wait till mustard gets splutter.
And add chopped beetroot, chili powder, salt and sprinkle water.
Cover and cook it on a medium flame.
When water gets completely evaporated, cook uncovered for another 3 min, in lower flame. Stir occasionally.
If the beetroot is not cooked enough, sprinkle water and cook again.
Add grated coconut if desired.
Now our healthy beetroot fry is ready. Serve hot along with rice.
Tips and Variations Beetroot stir fry Recipe:
- The chopped beetroot looks huge in quantity than it looks. So decide the number of beets for the recipe according to it.
- At cooked Bengal gram dal, moong dal for a creamy taste.
- Planning to make for a large crowd, adding cooked Bengal gram/moong dal would help.
Serving Suggestions Beetroot stir fry Recipe:
- Serve hot with steamed white rice, sambar rice, and rasam rice.
- The leftover side dish can be refrigerated for about 3-4 days.
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