Beetroot Porial/Poriyal/Stir Fry
Beetroot - 2
Onion - 1 medium chopped fine
Chilli powder - 1/2 tbsp
Jeera/cumin powder - 1/4 tbsp
Mustard seeds - few
urad dhal - few
Curry leaves - few
Grated coconut( optional) - 1 tbsp
Salt as needed
Oil - 1 tbsp
Peel and cut beetroot into small pieces.
1. Heat oil in a kadai/pan and add mustard seeds, urad dhal and curry leaves...when they splutter add onions and fry till light brown..now add beetroot and saute for a minute and add 2 cups of water ...cover and reduce flame and cook till they are done ..keep stirring in between...finally add salt...powders and grated coconut...mix and remove.
2. Cook beetroot in a vessel with very little water on stove top or cook them in a microwave with just sprinkling some water for 8 minutes ....keep aside. Heat oil in a kadai and add mustard seeds, urad dhal and curry leaves...when they splutter add onions and fry till light brown...add the cooked beetroot, salt and powders and mix..finally add grated coconut..mix and remove.