Tamil Nadu Style Beetroot kootu Recipe

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Tamil Nadu Style Beetroot kootu Recipe
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Tamil Nadu Style Beetroot kootu Recipe is a comforting side dish made with medley of moong dal and beetroot which is pressure cooked and tossed with ground masala and tempered. The dish is so quick and easy to make and can be made during anytime of the week.

Beetroot is a root vegetable that has anti-cancer properties and also helps detoxify the body. It also boosts up your stamina level and lowers your blood pressure level.

Serve the Tamil Nadu Style Beetroot kootu Recipe along with steam rice and Paruppu Rasam Recipe (South Indian Dal Rasam).

If you are looking for more Beetroot recipes here are some : 

  1. Andhra Style Beetroot Vepudu Recipe (Stir Fried Beetroot)
  2. Beetroot Stew with Coconut Milk Recipe (With a South Indian Flavor)
  3. Beetroot Poriyal Recipe (Stir Fried Beetroot)

Cuisine: Tamil Nadu
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

40 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 Beetroot , cut into small dices
  • 1 cup Yellow Moong Dal (Split)
  • Salt , to taste
  • To be Ground to Paste
  • 1/4 cup Fresh coconut , grated
  • 2 Dry red chillies
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • For seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon Coconut Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon White Urad Dal (Split)
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves

How to make Tamil Nadu Style Beetroot kootu Recipe

  1. We begin making the Tamil Nadu Style Beetroot kootu Recipe by pressure cooking the beetroot and moong dal in a pressure cooker with water for about 4 whistle. Release the pressure naturally and keep it aside.

  2. Using a grinder, grind all the ingredients mentioned in the list to a coarse paste. Add this paste into the cooked mixture and mix it.

  3. Then in order to temper, heat a small skillet with oil, crackle mustard seeds and urad dal, then add the hing and curry leaves, take it away from the heat and add it on top of the kootu and serve. 

  4. Serve the Tamil Nadu Style Beetroot kootu Recipe along with steam rice and Paruppu Rasam Recipe (South Indian Dal Rasam).

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