Beetroot Mezhukkupuratti / Stir Fry


2 beetroots
1 small onion, chopped
1 1/2 tsp garlic, crushed
3 green chillies, slit
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp pepper, crushed
salt to taste
1 tbsp oil


  1. Peel and cut beetroot into lengthwise pieces.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds.
  3. Add curry leaves, onion, crushed garlic and green chillies and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add chilli powder and saute for a minute. Add beetroot and mix it well. 
  5. Cover and cook in medium flame for 3-4 minutes. Add 1/4 cup water if needed.
  6. Remove the lid and simmer it for 6-7 minutes till cooked and water completely dries up. 
  7. Add crushed pepper and mix it well. Switch off the flame and serve with rice….

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