Halwai March 21, 2019

Ingredients:

• 1 – Beetroot
• 1 – Onion
• 2 – Tomatoes
• ginger, a small quantity
• 3 pods – Garlic
• 1/2 cup – grated/shredded Coconut
• 3 – Green chillies
• 1 tbsp – Poppy Seeds
• 1 tbsp – cumin
• 1 tsp – Turmeric powder
• 1 tbsp – Red Chilli powder
• coriander leaves, a small quantity
• 1 tsp – Garam Masala powder
• oil for frying
• salt to taste

Method:

  1. Wash and peel off the skin from the beetroot, cut it into small pieces and boil it till it becomes soft with a little salt.
  2. Grind ginger and garlic to a paste.
  3. Grind coconut, poppy seeds, cumin and green chillies to a paste.
  4. Poppy seeds have to be either fried or soaked in water for some 10 mins before grinding.
  5. Chop onions, tomatoes and keep other ingredients ready.
  6. Heat oil in a pan/kadai, add some garam masala, ginger-garlic paste, chopped onions, tomatoes and fry for some time.
  7. Then add red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt and mix it well.
  8. Now add boiled vegetables to it and mix it well.
  9. Finally add ground coconut paste and garnish with coriander leaves.
  10. Recipe courtesy: http://tamilveg.blogspot.com/