Saturday, July 11, 2009

BEETS PACHADI

INGREDIENTS:
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  1. Grated beets-3 medium size
  2. Dry red chilis- 10
  3. Whole dhaniya-2 teaspoons
  4. Split urad dal-2 +1 teaspoon for seasoning
  5. Cumin/jeera-1/2 teaspoons
  6. Garlic pods-5
  7. Salt-to taste
  8. Tamarind paste-1 teaspoon
  9. Turmeric-1/8Th teaspoon
  10. Curry leaves-10
  11. Oil-3 table spoons
  12. Hing(asafoetida)-pinch
  13. Dry chilis-2


METHOD:
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  1. Heat 2 table spoons of oil in a pan add grated beets and salt fry well,close lid and cook,stir well in between,once done set it a side.
  2. Heat 1 teaspoon of oil in a pan and roast uraddal,dhaniya and chili's separately and set a side.
  3. Now place them in the blender along with garlic,turmeric and tamarind juice then blend to fine powder,then add the fried beets mixture and once again blend to a fine paste
  4. Now heat oil in a pan add cumin,split urad dal,curry leaves few dry chili's and hing,once done add to the above chutney.
  5. Serve with steamed rice.