Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Beetroot Curry


1.5 cup chopped Beetroot
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup chopped Tomato
1/3 cup Masoor dhal
1/3 cup Moong dhal
1/3 cup Bengal gram dhal
1 cup Toor dal 
1 tbs Ginger Garlic past
2 green Chillies chopped finely
1 tbs Lemon juice
2 tbs Oil
1/2 tsp Ghee

1/2 tsp Cloves
2 Bay leaves
1 Star anise
1 Cinnamon 
4 Cardamoms
5 Curry leaves

1/2tsp Pepper powder
1 tsp Coriander powder
1tsp Cumin powder
1 tsp Chilly powder

In a pressure cooker,boil the beeroot along with washed lentils and 3cups water. don't add more water. If do so, pulses will be smash.
heat oil along with ghee in a kadai. Fry the spices and all second part of the ingredients. and add onions and chopped green chillies fry until tender. Add ginger garlic past fry a while. mix all the powders in that step 3 ingredients. Cook for one minute and add tomato to this, cook until tomatoes are well cooked. At this stage add the cooked beetroot and lentil to this and mix it well. add the salt and 1/2 cup water close the lid and cook for 5 minutes and switch of the stove. Otherwise, it will be past



Happy cook said...

Wowo such a wonderful dark colour.
The curry looks yummy.

Shama Nagarajan said...

yummy recipe...p

Asha said...

Love the beetroot always, looks delicious, AF! :)

Priti said...

Where r u dear? beetroot curry looks just delicious...what a wonderful pic

Pavithra Kodical said...

I love beetroot because of the colour..Curry looks delicious..

Priya said...

Wat a colourful curry, just love the pic, delicious AF!!!

Vaishali said...

This looks delicious. I've never tried adding tomatoes to beets before, and I must try this. Thanks for the lovely recipe.

Shreya said...

nice recipe for beetroot curry, will surely try..those rotis look yum

Cham said...

Looks so good ur beet curry

Sukanya Ramkumar said...

This is so cool... Nice recipe. Looks so good. Healthy recipe too. YUM!

Nithya Praveen said...

Haven't heard abt lentils being added to the to me.Looks wonderful.Will try this the next time i get beetroots:)

Vibaas said...

thx for your lovely comment AF. Beetroot curry looks yum. nice picture.

Chitra said...

This is new to me..will try sometime!!Thanks for visiting my blog dear:)Be around:)

Yasmeen said...

Spiced up beet curry looks very appetizing with the parathas:)

Varsha Vipins said...

I am great fan of Beets..curry looks so yummy..:)..Thanks for sharing..:)
BTW,thanks a ton for dropping by n the comment..Hope to see u more around..:)

Preety said...

i never used beetroot in my cooking..but your curry looks soo good

Ashwini said...

Love beetroot..Yummy looking curry

Srivalli said...

Thats such a lovely combo..thanks for the entry!

Asha said...

Beautiful! Adding beets to multi dal sounds great girl, I will try this next time. Thanks for telling me about this! :))

Ciby T Mathew said...

Has anybody actually tried this recipe . That would have been helpful.

Your bachi friend said...

I will try this recipe but with put dal part of it.
Try some of mine. hope you will enjoy them