Beetroot Poriyal by Pooja

22nd Sep 2021

About the cook: A Chennai-based blogger with a natural inclination towards culinary art is how Pooja defines herself. She prided herself on transforming ordinary dishes into something extraordinary, making her cooking skills unique. Below is her recipe for a quick meal.


•  1 Tbsp Oil
•  1 Tsp Mustard Seeds
•  1 Tsp Urad Dal
•  8-10 Curry Leaves
•  2 Chopped Green Chillies
•  3 Finely Chopped Beetroots
•  1 Tsp Sambhar Masala/Powder
•  Salt as per taste
•  Finely Chopped handful Cilantro
•  1 Tbsp Grated Coconut


•  Heat oil in a Pan/Kadai
•  Add Mustard Seeds, Curry leaves, Green chilies and Urad Dal
•  Saute for a couple of seconds
•  Add in the Finely Chopped Beetroot
•  Saute for a couple of minutes
•  Add in Salt and Sambhar Masala
•  Saute for few seconds, cover and cook for 2-3 minutes
•  Add finely chopped cilantro and grated coconut for garnish
•  Serve hot with Sambhar/Rasam rice for better taste