December 3, 2010

Beetroot Pappula Koora ~ Beetroot with Spiced Dalia Powder

Ingredients :

Beetroot : 2 medium sized
Spicy Dalia Powder : 1 tbsp
Mustard Seeds : 1/2 tsp
Chana Dal : 1/2 tsp
Urad Dal : 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves : 1 stem
Red Chilli Powder : 1/2 to 1 tsp
A big pinch of Turmeric Powder
Salt to taste
Oil : 2 tsp

Method :

Wash, peel and chop the beetroot into small pieces and pressure cook for 3 or 4 whistles. Turn off the flame and wait until the pressure go off. Heat two teaspoons of oil in a pan. Add the mustard seeds, chana dal and urad dal and allow them splutter. When the seeds stop popping, add the curry leaves and fry for a minute. Add the beetroot, salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and roasted gram powder. Mix well and fry for 2 minutes. Remove from the flame and serve with steamed rice.

Other Names : Beetroot Pappula Podi Kura
, Beetroot Curry with Spicy Roasted Gram Powder.


  1. I love beetroot in any form..Looks yummy, harichandana..

  2. Hari, Beetroot curry with spice powder looks delicious.

  3. My favourite curry I love it with chapatis, I never thought of adding Roasted gram powder but I add different kind of powders though, as I too make this powder and ate it with rice!, I am going to try out this, click is too good

  4. Lovely curry :) well spiced :)

  5. thats new but looks absolutely incredible...who could resist that colour?

  6. Such a beautiful looking curry, absolutely tempting..

  7. I always love the color of how beetroot dishes turn out to be. Great sounding spice powder.

  8. adding spice powder sounds good.

  9. Hari, a healthy curry looks colourful..

  10. Nice..Looks delicious..Nice pic too

  11. i never tried with spice sounds gud definetly ill try next time with spice powder.beet root curry is looking so delicious..i want to taste now it self..


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