Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Beetroot in Coconut Gravy
I have been little gone for the past two weeks.Will blog often and this is what i cooked in the meantime.
I love beetroot for the color and also for the taste.And when it combines with coconut and cumin it gives a unique taste.Serve along with hot rice or chappati.Easy to prepare too.
Beetroot : 1cup(Peel the skin and grate)
Extract from tamarind juice : 3tbsp
Grind to Paste :
Coconut : 1/2 cup
Jeera :2 tsp
Red Chilli : 2
Salt : as per taste
For Tampering :
Mustard Seeds : 1tsp
Cumin Seeds : 2tsp
Curry Leaves : 5
Hing :a pinch
How to Make:
1.In a kadai, add the grated beetroot along with tamarind juice.
2.Add a little water and close the lid till the beetroot gets cooks.
3.Meanwhile grind the coconut,jeera and red chilli by adding little water.
4.When the beetroot gets cooked,add the grounded paste and salt.
5.If you want the curry thin, add little water and bring to boil.
6.Switch off and give the tampering.
If you want to make spicy add another chilli to the coconut paste.
Enjoy with hot rice or chappati.