Monday, 17 December 2012

Beetroot & black chickpeas fry


Beetroot 2 nos- cut in small cubes
Black chickpeas- 1/2 cup ( soaked )
Cumin-mustard seeds- 1tsp
Dry red chilli - 2-3 nos broken
A few curry leaves
Chopped onion- 1/2 cup
2-3 green chillies Chopped
1-2 nos of garlic cloves- finely Chopped
salt as per taste
Oil- 1tblsp
lemon juice- 1 tblsp (optional)
Curry powder- 1tsp
grated coconut- 2tblsp


  • Soak & then pressure cook the chickpeas till they becomes soft. drain all the water. 
  •  Heat oil in a pan. splutter cumin-mustard seeds,dry red chilli & curry leaves.
  •  Then add chopped onion, chopped green chillies & 1 tblsp of chopped garlic.. 
  • Add the cut beetroots & saute well. cover a lid & let it cook till the beetroot becomes soft. Now add the boiled chick peas & mix well. adjust salt & add 1tsp curry powder. 
  • Saute for another 2-3 mins.
  • Then add 2tblsp of grated coconut & mix well. 
  • Now switch off the flame. Atlast If u want u can add 1tblsp of lemon juice also...
  • Your beetroot & chickpeas fry is now ready to serve...

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Aruna Manikandan said...

healthy and delicious fry dear....

Anonymous said...

such an easy bhaja, perfect side for pakhala,yum..

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