Beetroot Kichadi - South Indian

South Indian Kichadi made with curd, beetroot and coconut

Beetroot Kichadi - South Indian

South Indian Kichadi made with curd, beetroot and coconut

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By Lekshmi Nair

Published On: 07 Mar 2007

Rating: 4
17 Votes, 5 Reviews
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20 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1

Peel and grate the beetroot in a mixer.

Step 2

Grind coconut with green chillies and cumin seeds into a fine paste adding little water.

Step 3

Heat oil in a pan.

Step 4

Add broken red chillies and mustard seeds.

Step 5

When mustard seeds start to splutter, add curry leaves and grated beetroot.

Step 6

Add turmeric powder and chilly powder.

Step 7

Cook it until beetroot becomes tender.

Step 8

Add the ground paste and salt and bring it to boil.

Step 9

Let it cool for sometime.

Step 10

Keep the pan on a low flame and add diluted curd and stir well.

Step 11

:- Don`t let it boil.

Step 12

Remove from fire.

Step 13

:- Serve hot.

Step 14

:- 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 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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