Beetroot Bhath

Recipe by
Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

Take a look at more Main Recipes. You may also want to try Khao Pad Goong (Thai Shrimp Fried Rice), Kung Hoi Ob Woon Sen (Shrimp and Mussels with Jelly Noodles), Vegetarian Garlic Noodles , Baby Uttapam with Aloo Bhaji

Rate This Recipe


  • 4-5- beetroots with greens
  • 1/4 cup -moong dhal
  • 1 spoon -chilli powder
  • 1- onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 spoon -black gram
  • 1 spoon -mustard
  • 1 spoon -cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 5-6-curry leaves
  • salt
  • oil
  • 2 cups - rice

How to Make Beetroot Bhath

  • Soak the moong dhal in water for 1/2 an hour.
  • After cleaning the beetroots & greens, chop the greens finely.
  • Keep it aside.
  • Grate the beetroots & keep them separately.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add the black gram & mustard.
  • When the mustard crackle, add the jeera, curry leaves & then the chopped onion & fry until golden brown.
  • Then add the greens & fry them.
  • Add the moong dhal & a cup of water or more & allow it to cook for 10 minutes.
  • Now add the grated beetroots , chilli powder & salt and allow it to cook on low flame for 20 minutes or until done.
  • Cook 2 cups of rice separately in a rice cooker/ pressure cooker.
  • Add the beetroot gravy with the rice & garnish with coriander. (Skip the greens if you don't get beetroot with greens)