February 18, 2017

Beetroot Keerai Masiyal / Mashed Beetroot Leaves

     We normally do not use beetroot leaves. We can make masiyal or poriyal (stir fry) with beetroot leaves. It is very healthy but also very tasty as well.

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Recipe Cuisine : South India | Recipe Category: Greens
Preparation Time: 5 mins  | Cooking Time: 15 mins | Yields: 1 cup

Beetroot Leaves
1 bunch
To taste
To Temper:

1 tsp
Cumin Seeds
1 tsp
Coriander Seeds
1 tsp
Curry Leaves
½ spring
Garlic Pods
Roughly Chopped Sambar Onion
¼ cup
Green Chilli

1. Wash and chop the beetroot leaves into small pieces.
2. Boil ½ cup of water and then add chopped beetroot leaves. Cook till the leaves become tender. Allow it to cool down completely and strain the water from the leaves. Keep it aside.
3. Heat the oil in a pan, add cumin seeds and wait for splutter.
4. Then add coriander seeds and curry leaves. Sauté till the curry leaves become crisp.
5. Now add the chopped green chilli, chopped garlic pods and chopped onion. Sauté till the onion becomes translucent. Allow it cool down and mix with cooked beetroot leaves (from 2).
6. Grind this mixture into a fine paste using the mixie jar with little water and required salt.
      Really tasty and mouthwatering masiyal is ready!

1. Adjust the green chilli level according to your taste.


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