Beet root ki sabji

When was the last time you ate beetroot? The blood red beet root has been sidelined for long, but this humble vegetable has come back in the dining table across the world.

Today’s recipe is ‘Beetroot ki sabji’ serve as side dish prepared with fresh coconut, cashew nut and almond which increase the nutritional value, very good source of iron,  a boon for those suffering from anemia.

Ingredients:

  • Beet root: 200 gm
  • Madras onion: 7-8 no.
  • Fresh coconut scrapped: 2 tablespoon
  • Cooking oil: 2 tablespoon
  • Turmeric powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Chili powder: 1 teaspoon
  •  Salt: 1 teaspoon (as per taste)
  • Split black gram: ½ teaspoon
  • Cumin: ½ teaspoon
  • Red chili: 1no.
  • Mustard seed: ½ teaspoon
  • Curry leaves: 10-12 leaves
  • Almond: 8-10 no.
  • Cashew nut: 10-12no.

Preparation:

  1. Peel, chop and boil/microwave the beet root and keep aside.
  2. Dry roast almond and cashew nut, coarsely grind and keep aside.
  3. Chop the onion. Keep aside.
  4. Scrap coconut, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Take a heavy bottom pan. Heat oil, add cumin, split black gram and mustard seed, sputter for few seconds; add red chili and a pinch of turmeric powder, and put chopped onion stir fry for 2 minutes on high flame till get translucent.
  2. Add coriander powder, turmeric powder, chili powder and salt, add curry leaves too.
  3. Add beet root, sauté on medium flame, cover for few minutes (~3-4 minutes).
  4. Add scrapped fresh coconut and almond and cashew nut powder; stir fry for couple of minutes, now Beet root ki sabji is ready to serve.
  5. Note: heavy bottom pan works better. This is served with rice or paratha.
Beetroot ki sabji

Beetroot ki sabji

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

add cumin, split black gram and mustard seed

add cumin, split black gram and mustard seed

add red chili

add red chili

put chopped onion

put chopped onion

Add coriander powder, turmeric powder, chili powder and salt

Add coriander powder, turmeric powder, chili powder and salt

Add beet root

Add beet root

Add beet root

Add beet root

Add scrapped fresh coconut

Add scrapped fresh coconut

Add scrapped fresh coconut

Add scrapped fresh coconut

add almond and cashew nut powder

add almond and cashew nut powder

add almond and cashew nut powder

add almond and cashew nut powder

Beetroot ki sabji

Beetroot ki sabji

Beetroot ki sabji

Beetroot ki sabji

Beetroot ki sabji

Beetroot ki sabji

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