Beetroot chutney

Chutney’s are usually, white, green orange or red. Here’s a chutney which is dark pink in colour. Try this beetroot chutney which doesn’t have the sweetness of beetroot but has its own unique flavor.


Shredded beetroot 1 cup

Coconut 1/2 cup

Channa dal 1 1/2 tablespoon

Urad dal 1 1/2 tablespoon

Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

Asafetida 1/4 teaspoon

Dry red chili 1

Green chili 2

Tamarind small marble size

Oil 2 -3 teaspoons

Salt 3/4 teaspoon


Heat 2 spoons of oil in a pan add the channa dal, ural dal, red chili and cumin seeds and fry them till the dals change colour and you get a nice aroma. Now add the shredded beetroot and saute for about two minutes.Now add the green chili, tamarind and asafetida, give a stir and but of the heat. Grind together the fried ingredients, coconut and salt , adding little water to a smooth paste.Heat the reaming oil, add the mustard seeds, when they splutter, put of the heat and add this to the chutney. Beetroot chutney is ready.

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