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South indian Vegan beetroot poriyal -stir fry

Quick and easy recipe for Beetroot poriyal . South Indian Tamilnadu style steamed vegetable stir-fry . Its healthy and vegan too.

  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 3 1x


  • 500 grams Beetroot diced (about 2 big beets)
  • 2 teaspoon peanut oil (sesame,sunflower or vegetable oil works fine)
  • 1/2 teaspoon urad dal
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 2 green chillies chopped (thai or serrano)
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 1 big red onion chopped
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 5 tablespoon shredded coconut


  1. Steam the beetroot to your preference.( al-dente or fully cooked)
  2. Heat oil in a saute pan and add in the urad dal, mustard seeds and the cumin seeds. Let it splutter.
  3. Add in the green chillies, ginger and curry leaves all at once. Fry for a bare minute.
  4. Add in the onions and the salt. Saute until soft and tender.
  5. Add in the steamed beetroot and saute until combined. Add in the shredded coconut and toss to combine.
  6. Remove from heat and serve with hot rice.
  • Author: kannamma
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Stir-Fry
  • Cuisine: South Indian
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