Thursday, January 7, 2021

ಆರೋಗ್ಯಕರ ಬೀಟ್ರೂಟ್ ಸಾಗು/ Beetroot Saagu/ Curry.

Beetroot Saagu is a curry/ side dish and it is yummy, easy, quick and healthy.

Beetroot is one of the healthy vegetable filled with antioxidants, fiber rich, minerals and vitamins. 
It is good for good blood cells production and very good for people who suffer from anemia.
Let us see the recipe Now :
No Onion or garlic is added in this recipe.
Things Needed : 
Beetroot : 2
Green chilly 2
Ginger : An inch
Tomatoes : 2 
Capsicum : 1
Garam Masala : 1/2 Tsp
Almonds : 10
Coriander seeds : 2 Tsp
Cumin seeds/ Jeera : 1/2 Tsp
Coconut : 4 to 5 tsp or 1 Small bowl
Salt : As required 
Turmeric powder : A pinch 
Seasoning :with 1/2 tsp mustard seeds and 1/2 tsp jeera
Method :
Wash and cook beetroot like potatoes for 4 to 5 minutes in pressure cooker.
Let it cool. Peel of its skin and cut the beet into small pieces.
Wash tomatoes, capsicum, green chilly and ginger. Scrape out ginger skin and keep it aside.
Remove the seeds from capsicum and cut into small pieces and keep it aside.
Boil tomatoes in a cup of water for 2 to 3 minutes and peel of its skin.
Let it cool.
Grind cooked tomatoes, ginger, almonds, coconut, coriander seeds, jeera, green chilly and garam masala into fine consistency.
Now keep a pan on the fire and put 1 tbs of oil. Add mustard seeds and jeera/cumin seeds.
When mustard splutter add capsicum and fry. 
Add cut cooked beet pieces, salt, turmeric and a glass of water. Mix it well and boil for 3 minutes.
Add ground coconut and masala mixture and mix it well. Let it boil for 3 to 4 minutes.
Stir in between. 
Shift it to a serving dish and serve with chapatis, rotis, parotas, poori, idli and dosa etc
Enjoy yummy, healthy, easy and simple Beetroot Saagu.
Serves : 3 to 4 
Time : 30 Min maximum. 
Note :
You can also cut beet and cook it as usual. Pressure cooking beet is optional.
Adding more chilly is optional.
Adding onions and garlic is optional.

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