Monday, 3 April 2017

Beetroot Aviyal Recipe | Beetroot Avial | Beetroot Gravy

Step by Step Aviyal Recipe, Beetroot Recipe

Beetroot aviyal/avial is a lipsmacking dish originated from southern parts of india. We can make aviyal using different vegetables but the one made using beetroot is highly nutritious for both inner and outer body. The blend of coconut and other spices gives a different new taste to beetroot which will be loved by all.

Do you know that there are different types of beet which are used for different purposes? Red beet, Golden beet(yellow colored), Striped beet(Striped pattern inside), Cylindra beet(carrot shape) are consumed as food, Sugar beet(Off white colored, turnip shaped) is used for sugar preparation, Fodder beet(usually dull yellow colored looks like heavy headed carrot) is used as food for animals
Apart from being food, beets have been used as coloring agents and medicinal plant. Betanin (Color) extracted from beetroot is used in ice cream, sauce, jelly as a coloring agent.In Egypt ladies used beet root juice as lip stick, beet root is used as coloring agent in lipstick as well


Beetroot Aviyal

Recipe Cuisine: South India |  Recipe Category: Gravy
Prep Time:  10 minutes   |  Cook time: 20 minutes    |  Serves: 4

BEETROOT – ¼ KG
POTATO – 1 NO
ONION – 1 NO
TOMATO – 1 NO
SALT – TO TASTE

TO GRIND

GRATED COCONUT – 1 CUP
FRIED GRAM – ¼ CUP
FENNEL SEEDS – 1 TSPN
CUMIN SEEDS – 1 TSPN
RED CHILLI – 6 NOS

TEMPERING
                                                   
OIL – 1 TBSP
MUSTARD SEEDS – ½ TSPN
PEPPER – ½ TSPN
CUMIN SEEDS – ½ TSPN
TURMERIC POWDER  - ½ TSPN
CURRY LEAVES - FEW
         

METHOD OF PREPARATION

1. Peel and chop beetroot, onions, potatoes as cubes and finely chop tomato

Step by Step Aviyal Recipe, Beetroot Recipe

2. Grind the given ingredients in a mixie as fine paste


Step by step Aviyal Recipe, Beetroot Recipe

3. Take a pan heat oil, temper the given ingredients in hot oil, saute the onions till translucent then add tomato fry it for few mins and add turmeric powder and saute it


Step by step Aviyal Recipe, Beetroot Recipe

4. Then add potatoes and beet root one after the other and mix it

Step by step Aviyal Recipe, Beetroot Recipe

5. Add the grinded paste and saute it well and add 2 cups of water

Step by step Aviyal Recipe, Beetroot Recipe

6. Mix it well and cook it till the vegetables are cooked. The consistency of  aviyal should be like a thick gravy . Transfer it to serving dish and serve it with rice, idly, dosa etc.


Step by step Aviyal Recipe, Beetroot Recipe


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