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beetroot chutney

How to prepare Beetroot chutney?

Beetroot chutney is a delicious dish with a wonderful colour and taste. Let’s see how to prepare now.

Ingredients:

  • Beetroot grated – 1 cup
  • Small onion – 10 no’s (Medium size)
  • Red chili – 3 no’s
  • Coriander seeds – 1 spoon
  • Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
  • Tamarind – small piece
  • Bengal gram (Kadalai paruppu) – 2 tsp
  • Coconut grated – ½ cup
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Oil – 2 spoons
  • Salt to taste

Steps to fry:

  1.  In a pan add oil. Once heated add cleaned small onion 10 no’s, fry for few seconds.
  2. Now add Bengal gram, fry till it become light brown (Don’t over fry), add coriander seeds, cumin seeds, red chili and tamarind. Fry for 2 minutes.
  3. Next add grated beetroot, fry for 5 minutes (Don’t over fry. cook on a medium flame)
  4. Now add grated coconut, required salt and finally add curry leaves.
  5.  Switch of the stove and allow it to cool down.

Steps to make beetroot chutney:

  1. Next grind fried items in mixture without adding water.
  2. Now check the salt of the chutney and add little amount of water then grind well.
  3. Next transfer chutney in to serving bowl.
  4. Colour full beetroot chutney is ready to eat.

Tips:

  • If you want chutney too thick or too watery means adjust the salt and water level when we are grinding.
  • I used long red chili for this chutney, you can also use your own red chili varieties but the taste will be vary depends on red chilly variety.
  • It is a perfect side dish for idly, dosa and good combination for rice also.
  • Click here to view kara chutney recipe

Beetroot benefits:

  • Beetroots are high in immune-boosting vitamin C, fiber, and essential minerals like potassium (essential for healthy nerve and muscle function) and manganese (which is good for your bones, liver, kidneys, and pancreas).
  • Beetroots also contain the B vitamin folate, which helps reduce the risk of birth defects.

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