Beets are not made often in my kitchen will have to try it. So it is a must in my weekend grocery list. ( Log Out /  then pressure cook the chana dal, with the chopped Beetroot, salt and garlic with some water. I know exactly what you mean, Lavi. Thats a healthy option for kootu..and sure it should be great with channa...picture speaks for the taste. lovely recipe. December 18, 2008 at 9:46 pm. If so how to go about for snake gourd? Can we follow same procedure for other veg also. If you prefer, you can also add coconut, when it is prepared dry, without any water added. Posted by: lavanya82 on: December 4, 2008. I know exactly what you mean, Lavi. My mother-in-law used to make kootu just like this. December 12, 2008 at 9:00 am, 16 | AnuSriram Thats a healthy option for kootu..and sure it should be great with channa…picture speaks for the taste. Adding coconut oil gives a nice flavor to this kootu.So don’t skip it. Beetroot Kootu with Chana Dal/Kadalai Paruppu Beetroot kootu is a very nutritious and healthy dish that can be served with either white rice or with rotis or any Indian bread. When onions are cooked, add the beetroot and chana dal, say the pressure cooked one’s to the pan and mix well. December 12, 2008 at 6:53 am, 15 | Home now add the onion’s and saute them. :), I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. Cut the Onion's finely. Kindly clarify. December 4, 2008 at 2:35 pm, looks good…beetroot just colours everything in its brilliant hue, 3 | Vaidehi Cut the Onion’s finely. , 13 | Sabryna In a Pan, Heat the oil and add mustard, when it makes some sound add curry leaf, red and green chilli’s. Beetroot is very much ignored veggie in my kitchen. There are so many of you, to join me against beetroot. December 4, 2008 at 11:06 pm. now add the onion’s and saute them. lovely recipe. pretty kootu Lavi! saute them well. 12 | Kalai If any Beetroot hater’s reading this, give a try to this simple yummy recipe. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. I thought I would leave my first comment. Kootu looks good. ( Log Out /  let the whistle count be 4 whistles. December 4, 2008 at 1:39 pm, I love that colour so vibrant and beutiul.I can imagine how that white rice wil turn when you just eat them.Just the thought make me hungry, 2 | arundati 8 | Kitchen Flavours I've got to try it your way soon. last week, we just managed with Rasam. As the sun starts to shine again, i feel fresh to try recipe's. then pressure cook the chana dal, with the chopped Beetroot, salt and garlic with some water. to you all i assure you, this dish will make you crave for, after you tried once. Awesome color. December 16, 2008 at 10:19 pm, 17 | meeso I thought I would leave my first comment. I usually make a pickle out of it. pretty kootu Lavi! That is simple but I’m sure so delicious, that plate looks great! I usually make a pickle out of it. color looks amazing :)chakali, Love beet just for the color :) Good and tasty one, I hardly cook with beetroot since my husband is not a fan... will try this kootu and see if he warms up to this veggie.. :). Awesome color. I will keep visiting this blog very often.Alenawww.smallbusinessavenues.com. If any Beetroot hater's reading this, give a try to this simple yummy recipe. This combo looks gr8. Change ). Now slowly iam driving on first gear, before i give full throttle, here is my Beetroot Kootu, which actually i liked it. Now slowly iam driving on first gear, before i give full throttle, here is my Beetroot Kootu, which actually i liked it. First Soak the Chana Dal for 2hrs, or atleast 30 mins. Love the color of beetroot. I am not a big beetroot fan but after my Inlaws visit I love Beetroot now-a-days. Beetroot is very much ignored veggie in my kitchen. December 4, 2008 at 5:56 pm, Love beet just for the color Good and tasty one, 5 | Laavanya There are so many of you, to join me against beetroot. By the way the template and site looks fresh and awesome look great job lavi. There are days when I just don't want to write a word.The beetroot kootu looks delicious. 18 | shriya Cut the Onion’s finely. Nice blog. First Soak the Chana Dal for 2hrs, or atleast 30 mins. I am not a big beetroot fan but after my Inlaws visit I love Beetroot now-a-days. Must try this one, Lavi. last week, we just managed with Rasam. 11 | Lavi then pressure cook the chana dal, with the chopped Beetroot, salt and garlic with some water. I’ve got to try it your way soon. You can replace moong dal with chana dal but u should soak the chana dal for 30 minutes before cooking. Kootu is a very traditional food served in Tamil Nadu as a part of lunch menu and no feast (virundhu) is complete without kootu. I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. The color is just amazing! 14 | Sabryna It tasted so good with chana dal. Most of the time I make Beet poriyal, Beet chutney and Beet Rice. Lovely platter lavi. In a Pan, Heat the oil and add mustard, when it makes some sound add curry leaf, red and green chilli’s. Kootu looks good. I was very much less interested in blogging because of the climate over here. December 5, 2008 at 9:47 am. December 10, 2008 at 12:45 am, Must try this one, Lavi. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. The color is just amazing! Now serve it with Hot Rice or with soft chapathi’s. Lovely platter lavi. December 6, 2008 at 10:58 pm. I don't know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. First Soak the Chana Dal in hot water for 2hrs, or atleast 30 mins. Since i prepare lunch, only for me, this single dish was like a whole meal for me. This combo looks gr8. to you all i assure you, this dish will make you crave for, after you tried once. ( Log Out /  There are days when I just don’t want to write a word.The beetroot kootu looks delicious. December 12, 2008 at 6:51 am. December 4, 2008 at 6:26 pm, I hardly cook with beetroot since my husband is not a fan… will try this kootu and see if he warms up to this veggie.. , 6 | Vaishali Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Making kootu with Chana dhal is my favourite. Thanks for sharing this tasty but very simple preparation. That is simple but I'm sure so delicious, that plate looks great! 10 | Cilantro I was very much less interested in blogging because of the climate over here. Nice blog. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. December 7, 2008 at 7:07 am. Beets are not made often in my kitchen will have to try it. Add salt and let it boil. Tried this today & it came out really well. By the way the template and site looks fresh and awesome look great job lavi.