Sunday, December 14, 2008

Beetroot Leaves Poriyal

When I bought this week's vegetables, the beetroot was very fresh.The leaves were so tender, that I had to do some thing with it. So I made this beetroot leaves poriyal .
1 Bunch of Beetroot Greens
2 Tbsp Coconut (grated)
5 Nos Green chilly (sliced)
1 No Large Onion (chopped)
1 Tbsp Oil
1 sprig Curry leaves
1 Tsp Mustard seeds
1 Tsp Urad dal
Salt to taste.
Wash the beetroot leaves, Roll it in a bundle and julienne it along with the stem.
Heat oil in a kadai , add mustard seeds and urad dal.
When the mustard seeds pop, add the curry leaves, chopped onion and the green chilly.
Sautee till the onin is tender and add the leaves, salt and saute.
Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes or until the leaves are almost done.
Now add the grated coconut and saute it for another minute or two.
Serve hot with rice.

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