Friday, July 2, 2010

Beet Stalks Dhal and an Update


Friends, this is my last entry to my event "Best Out of waste". I'l be on break for next three days. I'l acknowledge all your entries on Tuesday (6th July). Rush your entries as there are only 4 more days left. Thanks to all who have sent in their entries so far.

Beet stalks dhal tasted yummy with rice and papad. The stalks are bit bitter in nature still the bitter taste was not much prominent in the dhal.




Ingredients :

1. Beet Stalk - 1 Cup (Chopped)
2. Moong Dhal - 1/2 Cup (Cooked)
3. Sambar Powder - 1.5 tsp
4. Coconut - 1 tbs (Grated)
5. Mustard - 1 tsp
6. Urad Dhal - 1 tsp
7. Oil - 2 tsp
8. Curry Leaves - Few



Procedure :

1. In a pan, add oil. Heat it. Pop mustard and then add urad dhal and curry leaves.
2. Then add the chopped beet stalk. Saute for few minutes.
3. Add a cup of water, sambar powder and salt.
4. Close the pan with lid and allow the contents to boil till the stalk pieces get cooked.
5. Add cooked moong dhal. Mix well.
6. Allow the contents to boil till it comes to thick consistency.
7. Finally add grated coconut.
8. Serve hot with Chapathi or rice.

20 comments:

Kiran said...

Very healthy and delicious daal with beet stalks.

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Excellent nithu,I Love this recipe...Awesome.

Kairali sisters said...

wow, great dal with beet stalk, you rock with innovative dishes Nithu...

Love
Kairali sisters

Pari said...

Hi. Nice way to use the stalks, njoy the break.

Mythreyi Dilip said...

Thats a very nice way to use beet stalks. Would be great to have with hot steamed rice:)

Mrs.Menagasathia said...

very nice nithu!!

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

Great Idea to use the stalks in dal..Enjoy your break Nithu !!!

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Lovely dal Nithu, eanjoy your break. I have an entry, which I will post soon.

simply.food said...

Such an innovative dish.Enjoy your break.

Mahi said...

nice recipe nithu! have a nice week end!

Krishnaveni said...

delicious beet stalk kuzhambu, happy holidays

GEETHA ACHAL said...

Nice recipe nithu...Happy Weekend...

priya said...

yummy and delicious dal..enjoy ur break, dear

Ushnish Ghosh said...

Dear Nithu
I like this dish and the spicing too. Must try...if I dont get beet staks now, I will use all stalks of gobi and radish too.
have a nice weekend

PJ said...

An innovative dhal!!!p

Nithu said...

Looks so good and inviting...

sowmya's creative saga said...

very very healthy..

Uma said...

looks sooo tempting!! Yum!!

Parita said...

Very different dhal, nice recipe!

Niloufer Riyaz said...

delicious dal n happy weekend