If you are waiting for weight loss chutney then there is good option is Beetroot chuynet. When you are on weight loss and want to made a twist in your boring food with an healthy option then no other food could be better option other than Beetroot. Beetroot is a good source of fibber that helps you to feel fuller for long time and helps in weight management. Beetroot chutney turned out to be a little sweet and sour and, thanks to lots of garlic and chilli, pungent and hot, too. All in all, exactly how chutney should be. This chutney can go well with any of your recipe. So lets have a look on recipe here
Beetroot, peeled and grated – 1
Oil – 1 & ½ tbsp
Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
Asafoetida – a pinch
Urad dal – 1 tsp
Chana dal – 1 tsp
Garlic, chopped – 5-6 pods
Dried red chillies – 5-6
Tamarind pulp (without seed and pith) – 1 tsp
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Salt, to taste
Method : first of all you have to Soak the tamarind pulp in about 2 tbsp of hot water. Take a pan keep it in gas flame and heat 1 tbsp oil on medium flame, and add cumin seeds. When they start to change colour and pop, add the urad dal and chana dal. Fry till they’re golden, and then add the asafoetida, followed by garlic. After that wait for few second to garlic turn golden, after that add the dried red chillies. Once they start to puff up, add the grated beetroot and fry till it’s cooked. This shouldn’t take longer than 10 minutes. Add a pinch of salt to speed up the cooking process.
Once the beetroot is cooked, turn off the flame and allow it to cool to room temperature. Then, add the tamarind water to the beetroot mixture and grind it to a paste. Make it as smooth as you like, adding water as required. Finally, add salt (as needed) and top off with a tempering of mustard seeds.
This Chutney go well in salad dressing, soup dressing, idlis or dosa or appe as it has sweet sour taste. Hope you all enjoy this recipe and give a new taste to your taste buds .