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Beetroot Poriyal



Beetroot Poriyal is a traditional Tamilian dish made with grated beetroot, coconut, and spices. It is a simple and healthy dish that can be served as a side dish with rice or roti. The dish is made by sautéing grated beetroot with mustard seeds, curry leaves, and other spices. Beetroot Poriyal is a great way to add more vegetables to your diet and is a great source of dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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chopped beetroot

2 cups


2 tablespoons

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

urad dal

1 teaspoon

chana dal

1 teaspoon

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

green chillies, chopped


grated ginger

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

freshly grated coconut

2 tablespoons

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.

Step 2:

Add mustard seeds, urad dal, chana dal, and cumin seeds.

Step 3:

When the seeds start to splutter, add the chopped green chillies and grated ginger.

Step 4:

Add the chopped beetroot and turmeric powder.

Step 5:

Cook for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 6:

Add the freshly grated coconut and salt to taste.

Step 7:

Cook for another 2-3 minutes.

Step 8:

Serve hot with steamed rice.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 49232 users have chowed down on Beetroot Poriyal a whopping 105355 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune are the top 5 cities gobbling up Beetroot Poriyal like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Beetroot Poriyal, our users are head over heels in december, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Beetroot Poriyal is the food of choice for 28-30 female, with people of 35-40 BMI also on board.

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