Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Beetroot Pachadi

Another yogurt based pachadi which is very simple and healthy. Beetroot has a good nutritional value. It is low in calorie and fat and is a good source of fiber.

Grated Beetroot – 2nos(medium size)
Coconut – ½ cup
Curd – 1/2cup
Turmeric powder – 1/4tsp
Mustard seeds – 1tsp
Green chilies – 4

For Seasoning

Mustard seeds – 1/4tsp
Red dry chilly – 2nos
Curry leaves – a few

How to prepare

=►Cook finely grated beetroot with turmeric powder and salt with required water
on medium flame for 10-15 min.
=►Grind coconut, 1tsp of mustard and green chilies and to make fine paste.
=►Add grinded paste into the boiling beetroot and allow it to cook for another 5min..
=►After that add 3/4 cup curd (diluted with ¼ cup water) into it and stir it continuously on a sim flame for 1-2 min.
=►Season it with mustard seed, dry red chilies, shallots and curry leaves.
=►Serve with Plane rice..


  1. ma'm , can i choose carrot as an alternative for beetroot....

  2. I have never tried that...I think that will work..