Kerala style Beetroot pachadi Recipe
Now I am coming back to my sweet pachadi recipe. Some people also adds jaggery ( a sweet ingredient) , but I have omitted it because my beetroot was already sweet..so now enjoy the recipe!
Things needed :
Beetroot - 1 big
Grated coconut - 1/2 coconut
Cumin powder or jeera - 1/4 tsp
Green chilly - 1
Garlic or veluthully - 1 small pod
Beaten Yoghurt - 1 cup
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves a spring
Preparation method :
Cut the beetroot into small pieces.Avoid the hard root end.
Cook the beetroot adding small quantity of water. Don't add too much of water , after it is cooked almost all water should be absorbed.
Grind the cooked pieces into a smooth paste.
Grind well coconut,cumin ,green chilly & garlic & make a paste .
Add this into the beetroot puree add little quantity of water, say 1/4 cup if needed . Add salt . Heat the mixture well .No need to boil for long time.
Let it cool for a while . Add yogurt .Check for salt.Beetroot pachadi is ready , now its Time to season it.
Heat 2 sp oil in another small pan , add mustard seeds , let it splutter . Add curry leaves n fry.
Add this seasoning into the beetroot pachadi.
Serve it with rice.