Beetroot Poriyal Fry Recipe | Flavour Diary | Side Dish | Easy Indian Vegetarian Recipes

beetroot fry poriyal recipe

Today's recipe is simple stir fry and a good source of fiber and iron. Betroot Fry/Poriyal is a simple stir fry of grated beetroot  with spices and coconut .This beetroot fry best goes along with rice or roti/chapati.
You might be interested in other Beetroot recipes like 
Beetroot Lassi
Beetroot Kesari
Beetroot Pakoda

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Level: Easy
Prep Time: 10min
Cook time: 20 mins
Serves: 2-3 people
1 cup = 250ml


Ingredients

Beetroot - 2 medium
Fresh Coconut grated - 1/2 cup
Oil- 2 tablespoons
Jeera/Cumin Seeds - 1 teaspoon
Onion - 1 medium

Green Chillies/Hari Mirchi - 2 
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Red Chilli Powder - 1 teaspoon ( to taste)
Salt to taste
Curry leaves - 10 
Chana Dal - 1 tablespoon( i skipped this and its optional)



Directions

In a pan add oil and once it is hot add cumin seeds/jeera and chana dal.
Once chana dal change color add chopped onion and green chilli.
Stir until onion becomes transparent. Once onion is transparent add grated beetroot and stir fry until it beetroot is almost cooked.
Add turmeric,chilli powder, Salt and stir well.
Add  fresh grated coconut and stir well. Cover cook and stir in between until coconut and beetrooot is cooked well. 
Serve hot with rice or roti/chapati.


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Aloo Paneer Curry(Without Tomato)

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Super Easy Mirchi Ka Salan

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Beetroot Kesari Sheera Recipe | Beetroot recipes | Flavour Diary | Indian Food

Beetroot kesari recipe


Today's recipe is a bit interesting with a twist in original kesari recipe. Kesari is a South Indian sweet dish which is commonly made with rava (semolina) ,kesar(saffron) and sugar and for some crunch dry fruits are added.This is one of the quickest and easy dessert to make.You can also check my Pineapple Kesari which is sweet and tart (katta meetha) in taste.
This recipe is adapted from Asheescookbook  and made few changes. Ashee has successfully completed 2 years of blogging and has a beautiful captured yummy recipes.Do visit her for yummy tasting recipes.
Check out the ingredients and steps below ... and if you enjoy watching the making then click on the video below.



Level: Easy
Total Time: 20-30
Serves: 3-6
1 cup: 250ml
1 tablespoon: 15ml
1 teaspoon: 5 ml
Adapted from here

Ingredients

1 cup Sooji / Rava / Semolina
1 small Beetroot 
1/4 cup Ghee
1 cup Sugar
2 cups Water
1/2 tsp Cardamom powder
10-12 Cashew nuts

Directions

Peel and roughly chop and grind beetroot to paste.
In a pan add beetroot paste, water and sugar and bring it to boil and cook for 2-3 mins.
In a pan add ghee and fry the cashews and then add semolina/rava and fry for 3 to 5 mins until rava slightly changes colour.
Add little by little roasted rava/sooji, cashew mixture to the boiling beetroot water and mix well until no lumps are formed and cook for a minute or two until mixture comes together.
Sprinkle cardamom powder mix well. Cover lid & turn off heat then leave it for min. 
easy beetroot kesari recipe




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Aloo Paneer Curry without Tomatoes recipe | Flavour Diary | Indian Vegetarian Curry


Paneer is fresh cheese made with two ingredients (milk and vinegar/lemon juice) and is commonly used cheese in south Asia. Paneer is excellent source of proteins and this can be consumed in any form sweet or spicy. 
Today's recipe is bit different from regular paneer recipe as we are not using tomatoes instead we are using sesame seeds and desiccated coconut for gravy. Its easy to make but needs little patience for frying and grinding the ingredients. This curry best goes with roti/chapati/naan or any flavoured rice. Check out the ingredients and steps below ... and if you enjoy watching the making then click on the video below.






You might be interested in other Paneer recipes like 

Level: Easy
Prep Time: 15min
Cook time: 30 mins
Serves: 3-4 people
1 cup = 250ml


Ingredients

Butter- 2 tablespoons
Oil- 2 tablespoons
Paneer- 300gm
Aloo/Potato - 3 medium
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Coriander for garnish

Spices:
Black Pepper Powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Coriander Cumin Powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Garam Masala Powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Red Chilli Powder - 1 teaspoon ( to taste)
Kasuri Methi - 1 tablespoon

Salt to taste



For grinding:
Oil - 1 teaspoon
Onion - 1 medium
Sesame Seeds/Til - 1 tablespoon
Desiccated Coconut - 1/4 cup
Green Chillies/Hari Mirchi - 2 
Water - 1/2 cup



Directions

Onion Coconut Paste:
In a add a teaspoon of oil and add roughly chopped onion.
Once onion turns transparent then add sesame seeds and fry for few seconds until it start changing colour. Add chopped green chilli and dessicated coconut and fry until coconut changes colour.Take off from the fire.
Let the mixture cools down and transfer it to blender and add 1/2 cup of water and blend it to smooth paste.

Steps for curry:
In the same pan add 2 tablespoons of oil and once it is hot add paneer and fry them until it turn golden brown on both sides and keep it a side.
Then add potato and fry until it changes the colour and keep it a side.
In the same pan add butter and then add Onion Coconut paste, turmeric and ginger garlic paste and fry until the curry comes together.
Add water, fried potato, fried paneer and all the spices under spice list. Mix well and cook on medium heat with lid covered.Stir in between and turn of the heat and enjoy hot with roti/flavoured rice/naan.



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Cabbage Carrot Kofta Curry

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Easy Chicken Fry Recipe | Chicken Recipes | Nonveg Side dish | Flavour Diary

easy indian chicken fry recipe


Today's recipe is simple easy and tastes delicious and is best with Rice, sambar or rasam. If you are lazy cook like me then you always find something or other on net to cook in no time and tastes delicious. Few months back Rafeeda from Bigsweettooth posted a easiest chicken fry, by seeing the word easiest i thought that is my type of recipe and someday i should give it a try. So here is the recipe for easiest and simple chicken fry.


Level: Easy
Total Time: 30
Serves: 2-4
1 cup: 250ml
1 tablespoon: 15ml
1 teaspoon: 5 ml
Adapted from here

Ingredients

500gm chicken, cut into medium pieces
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
½ tsp red chilli powder (to taste)
½ tsp garam masala powder
2 tbsp oil
1 large onions, thinly sliced
1 tsp ghee/ butter
Salt to taste

Directions

Wash and pat dry the chicken. Rub in the powders and salt and allow to marinate for 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, heat oil in a pan and saute the onions with a pinch of salt till golden brown.
Add in the chicken and toss well.
Cook on low flame for around 15 minutes or till the chicken is almost cooked, stirring occasionally.
Add in the ghee/ butter and fry till dry.
Serve hot with rice

#Easychickenfry   is going to be part of #MFBC 


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Eggless Butter less Chocolate Cake Recipe | Flavour Diary

Eggless Butterless Chocolate Cake

Easy and Simple to make Chocolate Cake with No Eggs and No Butter going in and needs no special equipment for making it. Check out ingredients and procedure in written below or simple click on the video below.

I adapted this recipe from my blogger friend Sujata dee blogging at BatterupwithSujata  . She has got whole lot of wonderful healthy recipes in her blog ...if you are health conscious or want to include some healthy ingredients in your diet then do check out her blog.


You might be interested in other Chocolate recipes like
Whole wheat Chocolate Banana Bread
Chickpea Chocolate Cake
Chocolate Sponge Cake
Eggless Whole Wheat Ragi Chocolate Cake
Butterless Chocolate Cake





Serves: 12
Level: Moderate
Prep time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 40-50
Ingredients

For Cake.....
All-purpose flour/Maida  - 360gms
Sugar  - 280gms
Unsweetened cocoa powder   - 30 gms
Warm Milk  - 500ml

Oil  - 250 ml
Vinegar - 2 tablespoons
Baking powder - 1  teaspoon
Baking soda 
Vanilla essence  - 2 teaspoons


Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F / 180°C .Grease and flour 9 inch, round, cake pan; cover bottoms with waxed paper.
  • Sift together the dry ingredients ;flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder and salt and set aside. 
  • Mix Milk and Vinegar and keep a side.
  • In a large bowl, whisk in Oil and sugar.
  •  Add Flour and Milk mixture alternatively and vanilla essence to the Oil sugar mixture and beat until well incorporated.
  • Pour batter into prepared pans. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in Center comes out clean.
  • Cool pan on wire racks for 10 minutes. Loosen edges, and remove cakes to cool completely.

eggless butterless easy chocolate cake


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