Beetroot Vathakuzhambhu Recipe

Beetroot Vathakuzhambhu is a tangy and spicy South Indian curry made with beetroot, tamarind, and a blend of aromatic spices. This vibrant dish is not only visually appealing but also packed with nutrients. The earthy sweetness of beetroot pairs perfectly with the tanginess of tamarind, creating a unique flavor profile. It is typically served with steamed rice or roti, making it a wholesome and satisfying meal.

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Ingredients for Beetroot Vathakuzhambhu Recipe

  • 0.40 Medium Sized Beetroot, Peeled And Grated
  • 1/5 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/5 tablespoon Tamarind Pulp
  • 1/5 teaspoon Sambar Powder
  • 1/10 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 0.40 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/10 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/20 teaspoon Fenugreek Seeds
  • as per your need A Few Curry Leaves
  • as needed Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Beetroot Vathakuzhambhu Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, and curry leaves. Let them splutter.
  • STEP 2.Add chopped onions and sauté until golden brown. Then, add grated beetroot and cook for a few minutes.
  • STEP 3.In a separate bowl, mix tamarind pulp, sambar powder, turmeric powder, and salt. Add this mixture to the pan and cook until the raw smell disappears.
  • STEP 4.Add water and let the curry simmer for about 10-15 minutes until the beetroot is cooked and the flavors are well combined.
  • STEP 5.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with steamed rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • You can adjust the spice level according to your preference by adding more or less sambar powder.
  • Make sure to cook the beetroot until it is tender but still retains a slight crunch.
  • For a richer flavor, you can add a tablespoon of grated coconut while grinding the spices.

Storage and Serving

  • Beetroot Vathakuzhambhu can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the curry before serving and adjust the consistency by adding a little water if needed.
  • Serve this delicious curry with steamed rice or roti for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
118
calories per serving
3 g Fat8 g Protein13 g Carbs14 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    3g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Carbs
    13g
  • Fiber
    14g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    13g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Fiber
    14g

Fats

  • Fat
    3g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    174mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    224mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    125mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    35mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    76mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    140mg
  • Selenium
    4mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp