Beetroot Saute Recipe

This Beetroot saute is a tasty, spicy, little sweet and very healthy dish. Cook and eat more !!!
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Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthy++Servings4
Main IngredientInterest Group

Recipe Story

Beetroot - Traditionally called as Blood building food is rich in vitamin c, calcium, phospherous and iron. The rich colour means its high in antioxidant. Try this and enjoy!!


 Beetroot2 (Peeled and chopped in to small pieces)
 Onion3 , finely chopped
 Green chilly1 , slit lengthwise
 Tomato1 , finely chopped
 Curry leaves1 Tablespoon
 Bengal gram dal2 Tablespoon
 Turmeric powder1 Tablespoon
 Red chili powder3 Tablespoon
 Coriander powder2 Tablespoon
 Cinnamon stick3
 Fennel seeds3 Tablespoon
 Grated coconut1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 327 Calories from Fat 84

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.2%

Saturated Fat 3.6 g18%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 243.4 mg10.1%

Total Carbohydrates 56 g18.7%

Dietary Fiber 23.3 g93.2%

Sugars 22.2 g

Protein 12 g24.4%

Vitamin A 17.1% Vitamin C 70.5%

Calcium 30.1% Iron 41%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Crush and powder cinnamon and 2 spoons fennel seeds and keep aside.
2. Grind the coconut and 1 spoon fennel seed in to a fine paste.
3. Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add the powdered spices. Saute for 2mins.
4. Add the onions, green chilly, curry leaves and saute till transparent.
5. Add the tomatoes, saute for 3mins. Now add the beetroot, bengal gram and saute for 2mins.
6. Now add the coconut paste, turmeric, red chilly, coriander powder and salt. Saute and add water just till the beetroot sinks.
7. Close and leave for 2 whistles. After cooling, remove the lid, stir and check for gravy or dry cosistency depending on your wish.
8. Now spicy beetroot saute is ready.