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Andhra style Beetroot chutney

Tasty Andhra style beetroot chutney
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Breakfast | Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Andhra style recipes,, easy lunch recipes, Gluten free,
Servings: 4
Author: Jeyashri suresh


  • 1 beetroot
  • 5 tsp oil
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • 4 red chilis
  • 1 tbsp chana dal
  • 1 tbsp urad dal
  • Handful of curry leaves
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds


  • Peel the skin of the beetroot and chop this into small cubes.
  •  In a pan, add 2 tsp oil and throw in the cumin seeds, red chili, garlic, curry leaves, chana dal, and urad dal.
  •  Saute this in a low flame till the dals turn golden brown.
  •  Keep this aside.
  •  Add 2 tsp oil and add the beetroot to this.
  •  Cook for 10 minutes. Do not add any water.
  •  Keep in medium flame and saute this.
  •  Once done cool completely.
  •  Grind this along with the dal mixture and salt, into a fine paste.
  •  In a pan add 1 tsp oil and add mustard seeds.
  •  When it splutters, add the ground beetroot chutney.
  •  Saute in a low flame for a minute.
  •  Transfer it to a serving bowl.
  •  Enjoy beetroot chutney with hot rice or with Idli, dosa, and chapati.


1.You can add ½ onion while sauteeing the dals.
2. While grinding you can add 2 tbsp of coconut to the beetroot chutney.