Sunday, May 20, 2012

Beetroot Savioury Sasive

Beetroot Saasive is a gravy side dish. We call it as Sasive because the curry is prepared using Mustard seeds. Sasive/Mustard seeds is one of the healthy spice which helps to keep our body warm.
I have used Beetroot, mustard seeds, a very little jeera, green chilly and tamarind.

Sasive is one of the famous traditional dish which is prepared using or cooked vegetables.  No dals are used in this sasive. Many vegetables like brinjal, onions, cucumber, carrots are used in this preparation. You can create your own style of sasive using your favourite spices.
No Onion or No Garlic added in this " Beetroot Sasive
Lets see the recipe Now :

Things needed:

Beetroot : 1 ( Medium size ).
Mustard seeds : 1 Teaspoon.
Urd daal: 1/2  Tea spoon.
Ingh : a pinch.
Coconut : 2 to 3 Tablespoons.
Jeera/ Cumin Seeds : 1/4 Teaspoon
Tamarind : 1 Marble size
Green chillies: 2
Water : 1/4 cup.
Oil : 1/2 Teaspoon.
Salt : to taste.
Curry leaves : 5 to 6 leaves.
Coriander leaves: 1 Table spoon.

Method :

1. Wash and remove the outer skin of beetroot. Cut them into small and pressure cook.
2. Wash and cut green chilly, grate coconut.
3. Grind coconut, green chilly, tamarind, 1/2 Teaspoon of mustard seeds and jeera/cumin seeds.
4. Use very little water to grind. Let it turn smooth paste consistency. Remove from the mixi jar.
5. Keep a pan on the fire and heat. Add oil and mustard seeds and let it splutter.
6. Add curry leaves and ingh. Add cooked beetroot. Add turmeric powder and salt.

7. Let it boil for 2 minutes. Add ground spice and mix it slowly. Let it boil for a few minutes.
8. Shift the curry to a serving dish and add coriander leaves to it.
9. Serve with  the main dish that you have prepared.
Note :
Adding curd instead of tamarind is optional. Adding more chilly is optional. The curry should be thick and mild. Adding any raw spice is optional.
Time : 20 minutes.
Serves : 2 to 3.

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