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beetroot fry poriyal recipe

Today's recipe is simple stir fry and a good source of fiber and iron. Betroot Fry/Poriyal is a simple stir fry of grated beetroot  with spices and coconut .This beetroot fry best goes along with rice or roti/chapati.
You might be interested in other Beetroot recipes like 
Beetroot Lassi
Beetroot Kesari
Beetroot Pakoda

If you enjoy watching how its made click on the link below

Level: Easy
Prep Time: 10min
Cook time: 20 mins
Serves: 2-3 people
1 cup = 250ml


Beetroot - 2 medium
Fresh Coconut grated - 1/2 cup
Oil- 2 tablespoons
Jeera/Cumin Seeds - 1 teaspoon
Onion - 1 medium

Green Chillies/Hari Mirchi - 2 
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Red Chilli Powder - 1 teaspoon ( to taste)
Salt to taste
Curry leaves - 10 
Chana Dal - 1 tablespoon( i skipped this and its optional)


In a pan add oil and once it is hot add cumin seeds/jeera and chana dal.
Once chana dal change color add chopped onion and green chilli.
Stir until onion becomes transparent. Once onion is transparent add grated beetroot and stir fry until it beetroot is almost cooked.
Add turmeric,chilli powder, Salt and stir well.
Add  fresh grated coconut and stir well. Cover cook and stir in between until coconut and beetrooot is cooked well. 
Serve hot with rice or roti/chapati.

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Beetroot Kesari Sheera Recipe | Beetroot recipes | Flavour Diary | Indian Food

Beetroot kesari recipe

Today's recipe is a bit interesting with a twist in original kesari recipe. Kesari is a South Indian sweet dish which is commonly made with rava (semolina) ,kesar(saffron) and sugar and for some crunch dry fruits are added.This is one of the quickest and easy dessert to make.You can also check my Pineapple Kesari which is sweet and tart (katta meetha) in taste.
This recipe is adapted from Asheescookbook  and made few changes. Ashee has successfully completed 2 years of blogging and has a beautiful captured yummy recipes.Do visit her for yummy tasting recipes.
Check out the ingredients and steps below ... and if you enjoy watching the making then click on the video below.

Level: Easy
Total Time: 20-30
Serves: 3-6
1 cup: 250ml
1 tablespoon: 15ml
1 teaspoon: 5 ml
Adapted from here


1 cup Sooji / Rava / Semolina
1 small Beetroot 
1/4 cup Ghee
1 cup Sugar
2 cups Water
1/2 tsp Cardamom powder
10-12 Cashew nuts


Peel and roughly chop and grind beetroot to paste.
In a pan add beetroot paste, water and sugar and bring it to boil and cook for 2-3 mins.
In a pan add ghee and fry the cashews and then add semolina/rava and fry for 3 to 5 mins until rava slightly changes colour.
Add little by little roasted rava/sooji, cashew mixture to the boiling beetroot water and mix well until no lumps are formed and cook for a minute or two until mixture comes together.
Sprinkle cardamom powder mix well. Cover lid & turn off heat then leave it for min. 
easy beetroot kesari recipe

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