Beets Chutney Recipe
Easy, delicious, and nutritious chutney made with beets, coconuts, and spices. The addition of seasoning at the end makes the chutney even more authentic.
Servings: 6 people
- 2 large beetroot peeled and chopped
- 2 green chilies (for method 1)
- 1 cup grated coconut
- 2 tsp. black gram or urad dal
- 2 tsp chana dal
- 5 red chilies (3 for method 2)
- 1 tbsp coconut oil
- 1 strand curry leaves (optional)
First, you would start peeling the skin and chopping the beets into cubes before boiling then with green chilies.
Place a separate pan over medium heat and saute the black gram and red chilies using the coconut oil until it turns a golden color.
Blend the cooked beets and green chilies, grated coconut, and sauteed spices. Use the boiled water from step 1 for blending. Transfer the blended beetroot chutney from the blender into a bowl.
Then add salt as required to the mixture.
For seasoning, heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and red chilies. When the mustard seeds being to sputter, add curry leaves. Add the seasoning to beet chutney.
First, you would start by peeling the skins of the beets before grating them.
Place a pan over medium heat and saute the chana dal, black gram and red chilies using the 3 tsp of coconut oil until the lentils turn golden.
Add the grated beetroot and saute another 3-4 minutes. Switch off the heat and let the mixture cools down.
Blend the beetroot mixture using the 1 ½ cup water.
Transfer the blended beetroot chutney from the blender into a bowl. Then add salt as required.
For seasoning, heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, split black gram, and red chilies. When the mustard seeds being to sputter, add curry leaves. Add the seasoning to beet chutney.
The beetroot chutney is ready to be served with hot rice.
For method 1
I used 2 green chilies and 2 red chilies.
For Method 2
I used total of 5 chilies: 4 of them blended with other spices and one for the seasoning.
Note: The nutrition values I show here are my best estimates. Please be sure to check your preferred nutrition calculator, if you are relying on accurate calculations in your diet.
Calories: 144kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Sodium: 58mg | Potassium: 174mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 286IU | Vitamin C: 45mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg