Thursday, March 31, 2011

BEETROOT CHUTNEY

Welcome to my cookbook Cookerypoint - Ila's Kitchen. Today my recipe is Beetroot Chutney. Hope this is a familiar side dish  of  South Indian Cuisine. My mom used to make this chutney in my childhood days. She made me to eat beetroots in chutney form. I got used to this chutney later on. This Chutney is mandatory twice a week till now .:) My mom make this chutney often as this is very healthy recipe. I learnt this chutney from my mom and am doing this chutney whenever get beetroots. Shall we move on to our recipe ....




Ingredients:

Beetroot - 2 no ( peeled and grated)
Tamrind - little ball size
Channa dal - 1 tspn
Urad dal - 1 tspn
Red chillies - 2  no
Curryleaves - little
Coconut - 3 tbspn (Optional)
Oil as requited
Salt as required

Preparation:

Heat oil in a pan and add channadal,urad dal and redchillies.
Now add curryleaves and grated beetroot.
Fry for few seconds and add grated coconut.(Coconut is optional)
Now add tamrind,salt and fry well.
Cook well until beetroot is done.
Cool the mixture and blend it to nice paste with water.
Add tadka (Mustard,urad dal,Curryleaves ) to beetroot chutney.
Now,yummy beetroot chutney is ready to serve.


Serving Suggestion:

This yummy South Indian Recipe can be served with all kind of breads.

I am sending this Beetroot Chutney to Gayathri's Walking Through Memory Lane Event.


37 comments:

SheenaBabu said...

Healthy & Innovative Dish

Suja Sugathan said...

Lovely vibrant color,perfect tempting chutney.

G.Pavani said...

colourful n yummy chutney..

Santosh Bangar said...

nice colour and tempting chutney

savitha ramesh said...

Healthy and colourful beetroot cutney.

Swarnavalli Suresh said...

Nice colourful chutney.. Never had this before

Raji said...

Never had this chutney...looks very vibrant.

Pushpa said...

Healthy and delicious chutney.

Vidhya said...

Chutney look so beautiful and yummy.

JishasKItchen said...

interesting chutney recipe...looks very tempting and colorful..!!

Swathi said...

Beet root chutney looks awesome delicious.

Sensible Vegetarian said...

Love the chutney and the bright color.

Valar Siva said...

A very different and colorful chutney..

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Only Fish Recipes said...

beetroot chutney !wow...recipe is completely new to me n what an awesome color !

Rachu said...

I love beeets.. this a good way to eat some..
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Archana Vivek said...

Happy to know that we will in the same group of 7 day marathon by srivalli.

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Yummy and colorful chutney dear,luks gr8!

Gayathri Kumar said...

Very colourful and delicious chutney. Thanks for sending..

SravsCulinaryConcepts said...

very new to me !! nice way to use beetroot !! chutney looks so inviting !!

Torviewtoronto said...

chutney looks delicious and colourful

Padhu said...

Chutney looks colorful and yummy!

Shanthi said...

Yummy chutney and love the colour. Well presented

veena krishnakumar said...

Loved the colour. Looks so good

Prathima Rao said...

Love the color!!! Looks delicious & is healthy too :) I have an award waiting for u in my blog...Do collect it :)
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Ila said...

Thanks all for ur comments :)

SouthindianHome said...

Colorful and healthy

Madhu said...

Very healthy and very colorful. Loved it.

aipi said...

Such a gorgeous color- great recipe dear :)

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Amritha Kalyani said...

chutney looks colorful.. i like beetroots. haven't tried chutney .. will try this sometime..

Nandini said...

Healthy and gorgeous chutney!

Authenticoriyafood said...

Chutney looks inviting!!!! The color is just so attractive!!

Raksha said...

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Smita said...

Lovely color .... nice to know that we will be in the same group of 7 day marathon of srivalli.

Indie.Tea said...

Oo, that looks really delicious. And what a nice, colorful side dish...

Sowmya said...

New and interesting way to sneak beetroot into our meal!

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Sarah Naveen said...

looks so yumm!! love the color

Smitha said...

i love beets...this looks awesome snd yummy!
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