Beetroot stir-fry recipe

Beetroot is a simple and quick stir-fry recipe which is a good accompaniment for rice. Beetroot is low in fat and full of vitamins and minerals. It is a natural blood purifier. It is also rich in fibre and helps to lower cholesterol levels too. So try this simple stir fry recipe and include it in your daily diet..


  • Beetroot - 4 (chopped into small pieces)
  • Salt to taste
  • Cooking oil - 2 tablespoons
  • Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon
  • Split urad dal - 1 teaspoon
  • Whole red chillies - 4 (each red chilly broken into two or three pieces)
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • A string of curry leaves
  • Grated coconut - 1/2 cup


Step 1

HOW TO MAKE BEETROOT STIR-FRY RECIPE Peel the beetroot and chop them into small pieces. Keep aside.

Step 2

Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds. Once the seeds start spluttering, add asafoetida, curry leaves and urad dal.

Step 3

Once the dal turns golden brown, add chopped beetroot and salt and mix well.

Step 4

Sprinkle some water and cover the pan with a lid. Cook on a low to medium flame stirring in between to avoid getting burnt.

Step 5

Once the vegetable is cooked, add grated coconut and combine together. Switch off the flame.

Step 6

Beetroot stir-fry is ready to be served as an accompaniment for rice. IMG_4652

Step 7

NOTES : Alternatively you can also pressure cook the chopped beetroot pieces upto 3 whistles and then give the seasoning. If you want to save time and prepare quickly, you can try this way.

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