Monday, June 15, 2009

Beetroom Kurma and An Award!!!

Beetroot has slight sweet flavour, we have to make it spicy to contemplate with sweet flavor. This kurma recipe does this magic... The gravy will have slight sweet and more spicy flavour... It goes great with Idli too...

2-beetroots (medium size)
1-cup green peas (Frozen)
1 cup Soya Chunks
Salt to taste (1-2 teaspoons)
Hand full of green coriander leaves.
5-6 tablespoons of oil

7-8-cloves of garlic
½ inch ginger
4-green chillies
½ cup grated coconut
½ teaspoon black pepper
½ teaspoon Coriander seeds
1-teaspoon Fennel seeds
½ inch Cinnamon
2 cloves
½ teaspoon poppy seed

Peel beet root. Cut them into small cubes. Cook with peas by adding enough water .Grind all the Ingredients to a thick paste.In a non-stick pan pour 5-6 tablespoons of oil and cook the masala paste for few minutes. Add salt and also the cooked beetroot and peas. Stir it thoroughly. Lower the flame. Cook for few more minutes. Finally add soya chunks. Cover and cook for 5mts.Season the kurma with mustard and curry leaves. Garnish it with green coriander leaves.

Serve with hot chapattis or parotas.

Yesterday I received " one lovely Blog" award from Sailaja of sailaja's kitchen.... Thank you so much for passing on this award to me...

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Wow the beetroot kurma looks so delicious! Healthy n nutritious dish!


thanks pooja

Happy cook

Beautiful colour and congrats on the wonderful award.


nice combination of beet & soya


Thanks Sailaja and Happy cook!!!

Ramya Vijaykumar

Wow Beets Kurma looks very nice havent made this b4... sure a winner!!! congrats on your Award!!!


This is very new to me...what a gorgeous color...I cant wait to try this out...congrats on your award :)

A2Z Vegetarian Cuisine

Nice combination of Soya & beets. Lovely click. Congrats on your award.


wow what a colorful kurma ! great job !

rekhas kitchen

I too make beet kurma but never mix with soya humm very ibteresting beautiful color nice recipe.yum yum.


lovely color, love the addition of soya chunks, makes it more healthy!


Beetroot kurma sounds incredibly delicious and also healthy. Very nice recipe, Ashwini. Love the rich color of the beets.


what a lovely color... never made kurma with beetroot


Thanks Ramya, A2z vegetarian, Rekhas kitchen, paritha, vaishali, asha, pooja , gita : do try it and lemme know the outcome..:)

Poornima Nair

Thats a really interesting recipe and it looks delicious.

Akal's Saappadu

looks fiery and delicious, congratulations for the award!


beetroot korma is absolutely nutritious !.. wow u all create some wonderful recipes dear


Nice color. Liked the addition of soya chunks. Healthy and yummy.

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