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Monday, September 28, 2009

Beetroot Masala Palya


1 medium sized Beetroot

3 tsp soaked split Green Gram seeds / Moong Dal

1/2 medium sized Onion

2-3 Green Chillies

5-6 Curry leaves

3-4 Coriander leaves

Pinch of Turmeric powder

1/4 tsp Cumin seed powder

1/2 tsp Coriander seed powder

1/4 tsp Garam Masala powder

1/2 tsp Sesame seed powder

Salt to taste

1/2 tsp Cumin seeds

1/2 tsp Mustard seeds

Pinch of Asafetida powder

2 tsp Oil


Soak split green gram seeds for about 1 hr.
Peel and grate the beetroot as shown in the picture below. Chop green chillies, coriander leaves, onion into small pieces.

Put mustard seeds, cumin seeds, oil in a pan. Once it starts spluttering, add curry leaves, chopped green chillies, asafetida powder and fry them for few seconds. Add chopped onion, turmeric powder and fry them for about 3-4 mins in medium flame. Add soaked split green gram seeds and fry them for about 1 min. Add grated beetroot, salt and sprinkle little amount of water. Cook this mixture in medium flame by covering a lid for about 15-20 mins. Keep stirring the mixture once in 2-3 mins. Add cumin seed powder, coriander seed powder, sesame seed powder, garam masala and mix them well. Keep the palya in low flame for about 2-3 mins. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot. It goes well with Chapathi/Poori. I tried this recipe from vahrehvah. Thanks Sanjay for this recipe.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

istellla guidence... madi kotre innu olleditu... hehe