Beetroot Poriyal is an easy to make, healthy stir fry that can be served as an accompaniment to rice.
Beet root - 1 (big)
Onion - 1 (finely chopped)
Green chillies - 2 to 3 (slited lengthwise)
Red chilli powder - ¼ to ½ tsp (adjust according to your taste)
Salt - to taste
Grated coconut - 1 to 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urad dhal - ½ tsp
channa dhal - ¾ tsp
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Heat oil in a kadai; add all the ingredients under "For seasoning" one by one.
After it crackles, add chopped onion and green chilli. Fry till onion becomes translucent.
Now add chopped beetroot, salt and water (just to immerse the beetroot). Give it a mix.
Close the pan with a lid and cook till the beetroot becomes soft and water dries up.
Sprinkle grated coconut and give it a thorough mix; Beetroot Poriyal is now ready to serve!