Sunday, December 10, 2006

Beetroot Raita

Here is a simple side dish which requires very less afforts.Its a complete dish with the combination of all tastes in it.It looks too good with the pretty pink colour of the beetroot and the creaminess of the fresh yogurt which is blended into it.

Beetroot - 1 grated
Onion - 1/2 cup finely chopped
Green chillies - 2 finely chopped
Yogurt/plain curds - 1.5 cups
Chilly powder - 1/2 tsp
Jeera - 1/2 tsp
salt - as per taste
Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Oil -1/2 tsp
Dry chillies - 2
Curry leaves - 4-5

1.Take grated beetroot & greenchillies in a bowl add a bit of salt ,chillypowder and cook in microwave for 3 mins.
2.Now mix the onions to the bowl
3.Take some oil in a pan and put all the other remaining ingredients and just when the mustards starts spluttering add it to the bowl with beetroot and mix everything uniformly.
4. Now add curds and mix properly.The dish is ready to be served.

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