Beetroot Porial

Beetroot delicacy cooked with dals. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Beetroot Porial
Main Ingredients Beetroot, Fresh coconut
Cuisine TamilNadu
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Beetroot Porial

  • 3-4 medium Beetroot cut into small cubes
  • 1/4 cup Fresh coconut scraped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 2 teaspoons Split Bengal gram (chana dal)
  • 1 teaspoon Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal)
  • 2 Green chillies slit
  • 10-12 Curry leaves
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add mustard seeds and allow them to splutter. Add chana dal and urad dal and sauté till lightly brown.
  2. Add green chillies and curry leaves. Stir and add beetroot and mix well. Add salt and mix. Sprinkle 1-2 tbsps water and cover the pan. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  3. If you like the beetroot to be softer, cook for some more time. Add coconut and coriander leaves and mix well. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 105
Carbohydrates 9.61
Protein 1.98
Fat 6.25
Other Fiber 1.13