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South Indian Kichadi made with curd, beetroot and coconut
Published On: 07 Mar 2007
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English: Green Chillies
tamil: Pachchii Milagai
telugu: Patchimirapa / Pachchi Mirapakayalu
kannada: Hasi Menasinakai
hindi: Hara Mircha / Hari Mirch
Bengali: Kancha Lanka / Maricha
Konkani: Jeevisaang / Tanrni Mirsang / Tanrni Miriyasang
Marathi: Pachchai Milagai
Oriya: Lila Marcha
English: Cumin Seeds
tamil: Seerakam / Jeerakam
telugu: Jeelakara / Jidakara / Jikaka
hindi: Jeera / Jeeru / Safaid Jeera / Zeera / Shimai Shombu
Bengali: Jeera / Zeera / Safed Jira
Gujarati: Jeeru / Jiru / Safed Jiraun
Konkani: Jeerey / Jeren
Marathi: Jeera / Jeregire
Oriya: Jira / Jeera
English: Turmeric Powder
kannada: Arashina / Harasina Pudi
hindi: Haldi / Hardhar
Gujarati: Hardhar / Haldi
Marathi: Halad / Halede
Oriya: Haladi Gunda
Punjabi: Haldar / Haldi
English: Mustard Seeds
kannada: Sasuve / Karisasive
hindi: Rai / Banarasi Rai / Sarson
Bengali: Sarsay / Shorshe / Rai
Oriya: Sorisa / Sarosha
Punjabi: Rai / Banarasi Rai / Kalee Sarson
Kashmiri: Aasur / Sorisa
Urudu: Rai, Banarasi Rai, Kalee Sarson
English: Curry Leaves
tamil: Kariveppilai / Karivempu
telugu: Karivepaku / Karepaku
kannada: Karibevu / Baisoppu / Karibevina Soppu
hindi: Kadi Patta / Kathnim / Mitha Neem / Curry Patta / Gandhela / Bareanga
Bengali: Curry Patta / Barsanga / Kariphulli
Gujarati: Mitho Limdo / Meetho Limbado / Goranimb / Kadhilimbdo
Konkani: Karbapathi / Beva Palo
Marathi: Kadhi Patta / Karhinimb / Poospala / Gandla / Jhirang / Pandheri Kunthi
Oriya: Bhrusanga Patra / Barsan / Basango / Bhuraunga
Punjabi: Kadipatti / Curry Patta
Bengali: Laban / Noone
Peel and grate the beetroot in a mixer.
Grind coconut with green chillies and cumin seeds into a fine paste adding little water.
Heat oil in a pan.
Add broken red chillies and mustard seeds.
When mustard seeds start to splutter, add curry leaves and grated beetroot.
Add turmeric powder and chilly powder.
Cook it until beetroot becomes tender.
Add the ground paste and salt and bring it to boil.
Let it cool for sometime.
Keep the pan on a low flame and add diluted curd and stir well.
:- Don`t let it boil.
Remove from fire.
:- Serve hot.
:- You can vary the consistency by adding more or less curd.
Really tasty....I love this curry....
Tried the dish many many times. Excellent, thanks a lot...
thanks for the recipe.my mom used to make it but now me and my hus staying in bangalore and was searching for this recipe.. thanks for posting this recipe
Thanks for the recipe, loved the different taste.
This is a very good recipe. I used to hate beetroot initially. My mom used to make this & I just love having this curry with rice. Ummmm yummy really mouth watering!!!!
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