Thursday, October 21, 2010

Beetroot pakovada

This is a very easy to prepare tea time snack which can be best enjoyed over a cup of hot tea. This is nutritious and looks very colorful. It’s a better way to serve to children who don’t eat beetroot.

Beetroot – 1medium size
Ginger- garlic paste – 2tsp
Green chilies – 2nos (optional)
Besan/ kadala podi - 1cup
Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
Chilly powder – 2tsp
Garam masala – ½ tsp
Finely chopped curry leaves – 1-2tsp
Oil – ½ cup (for deep frying)

Water- 2 cups
Salt to taste

How to prepare
=► Peel the skin and boil beetroot in enough water and grate it well.
=► Take a bowl mix all ingredients (except oil) along with little water.
=► Coat grated beetroot with besan mixture.
=► Heat oil in a pan, take a spoon full of mixture and put into hot oil.
=► Fry it (deep fry) each pieces very well and serve hot with ketchup.