Beetroot Gravy

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 a cup moong dal.
  • 3 med. sized beetroots.
  • 1 big onion.
  • 2 med. Sized tomatoes
  • 2 - 3 green chillies.
  • 4 - 5 flakes of garlic.
  • 1/2 teaspoon of pepper.
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cumin seeds.
  • 1 teaspoon of rice.
  • 2 teaspoons of sugar.
  • Little curry leaves.
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing.
  • 1 teaspoon of lime juice.
  • 2 teaspoons of ghee.
  • Salt to taste.

How to Make Beetroot Gravy

  • Cut the onions, tomato and beetroot into small pieces. Heat ghee in a tava, allow the curry leaves to splutter and add the onions first, when golden brown tomato and then beetroot.
  • Grind chillies, pepper, rice and cumin seeds in the mixie and add it to the vegetables.
  • Add sugar. Add salt and allow the ingredients to cook to 10 - 15 minutes, till beetroot is cooked.
  • Add cooked moong dal to the cooked vegetables for 5 minutes in low flame.
  • Remove it from the tava and add lime. Garnish it with coriander. 20 - 25 minutes Serve it with plain rice or chappatis.