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Beetroot Chutney

Beetroot is one of the best vegetable of root class. It has so many good qualities. It helps in reducing blood pressure and bad cholesterol.  It helps in treating anaemia and give quick relief from fatigue. It has the quality of generating calcium which is necessary for bones and teeth. Take one glass of beetroot everyday to keep the osteoporosis at bay. 
So,  if we keep talking about the qualities of beetroot, we need to have an extra page only for qualities of it. We can make so many recipes with it like curry combining with moong dal or coconut. Simple one is making juice or slice it and have it directly. We can make soup or kutu with it and also chutney. A very tasty and delicious recipe. Some people make sweet also with it.

Ingredients:

Beetroot-1 medium sized (grated)
Oil-2 tbsp
Mustard Seeds-1tsp
Urad Dal-1tsp
Fenugreek Seeds-1/2 tsp
Red chillies-5 or 6
Asafoetida-a pinch
Garlic cloves-5 or 6
Salt-to taste
Turmeric Powder-1tsp
Tamarind-5" piece

Procedure:

Peel the skin of the beetroot and grate it.
Heat oil in a kadai add mustard seed, urad dal fenugreek seeds and asafoetida. Once they start spluttering add red chillies and switch off the stove. Keep it aside for cooling. Again heat the kadai and put the grated beetroot and fry it till it looses its raw taste. Let it also cool. 
Grind the red chillies, some portion of tadka, tamarind, turmeric powder and salt. Add beetroot and garlic cloves to it and again grind it to make chutney. 
Serve it with hot rice.

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