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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 cups - beets, grated
  • Tamarind - size of a betel nut
  • Salt, according to taste
  • Seasoning
  • 4 tsp - urad dal
  • 1-2 - red chillies
  • Pinch of asafoetida (hing) powder

How to Make Thohayal

  • Take little oil in a kadai and fry the dal till golden brown in colour. In the end, add the chillies and hing powder.
  • Keep it aside.
  • Steam cook the beets in little oil till the raw smell goes and it becomes tender.
  • First grind the seasonings with salt and tamarind to crumble it.
  • Then add the cooked beets and grind it further till it mixes well.
  • Do not add water.
  • Make sure that it doesn't become pasty.