Thursday, March 31, 2011

Beetroot Raitha

 This is an Nutritious raitha, simple & easy to prepare. Delicious side dish & goes well with Spicy rice & Roti.


Beetroot - 2 (medium,cut in to half)
Yogurt - 1 1/2 cup (beaten)
Red chili powder - 1 1/2 tsp or to taste
Peanuts - 1/4 cup
Salt to taste

For Seasoning:

Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard seed - 1/4 tsp
Cilantro  - For Garnishing.

  • Roast & crush peanuts and keep it aside.
  • Pressure cook beetroot for a whistle. After pressure drops, Open, drain the water  & allow the beetroot to cool.
  • Grate the beetroot & keep it aside.
  • Heat Oil in a pan, Add mustard seeds & let it splutter.
  • Add grated beetroot & saute for a minute, Then add red chili powder & Salt to taste.
  • Saute for 5 minutes in medium heat & adjust salt to taste.
  • Add beetroot mixture to beaten yogurt along with the crushed peanuts.
  • Adjust salt to taste & garnish with minced cilantro.
  • Serve with rice & Roti.

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Kalpana Sareesh said...

wow healthy n colorful raitha..

Priya said...

Vibrant and delicious raitha...yumm!

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Bright coloured raitha...looks yumm..

USHA said...

Wow....colourful and healthy raita.Never heard raita with beetroot...this is new to me.Thanks.

Panchpakwan said...

Beetroot raita looks colofrul and delicious..all time fav.

Shanavi said...

Paakave dhivyama iruku Saras

savitha ramesh said...

Colour ful beetroot raitha.

Chitra said...

Looks good.

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Very interesting and tempting recipe,luks delicious...

Rumana Rawat said...

Very colorful and lovely pic too... and thanks for sending it to my event.. hope to see more:)

TipsNDeals said...

very colorful and looks good...first time here..lovely blog..

Authenticoriyafood said...

Yummy raita....i love the pop 'pink' color!!!! NIce space with a good recipe collection...following You!!

SheenaBabu said...

Looks yummy and inviting.healthy tooo...take more Good for youuuu

Eat Hearty said...

Looks so delightful!! First time to your blog...


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