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BEETROOT CURD PACHADI

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Beetroot curd pachadi is an amazing colorful dish served in our homes during the festival celebrations and every feast of home rituals. It is very tasteful version. It pairs very well with plain rice or vegetable briyani or any other variety rice;  simply delicious; easy to prepare; lovable by children and adults; yummy with unique flavor; a healthy and perfect recipe, you will enjoy its fascinating pinkish color texture and its wonderful taste; a complete diet as well.

Ingredients:
Beetroot medium size one. curd two cups ginger grates one spoon garlic pulse grates one spoon mustard seeds curry leaves half cup coriander leaves finely chopped half cup shallots chopped half cup cooking oil one tablespoon green chillies cut into equal halves two asafoetida one pinch
cumin seed coarse powder half spoon salt as needed
Procedure:
Peel off the beetroot and grate it. Heat the cooking oil in a dry pan and add the mustard seeds Allow them to crackle and add onions and green chillies and curry …

THOYYAL KEERAI GRAVY

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Thoyyal keerai is a kind of spinach having nutrients. Keerai is the Tamil name for spinach. This recipe is familiar in village areas of Kongu regions of Tamil Nadu ( villages of Karur, Erode, Coimbatore, Pollachi,Tindikal Districts). Greens are the inevitable dish in every villagers day to day food. The eating greens is habituated by every villager's meal from very ancient times onwards.

The thoyyal keerai masial or gravy like version is the best combination for hot rice/ Finger millet kali or Ragi kali with ghee.
Ingredients:
3 cups of Thoyyal leaves. shallots finely chopped half cup mustard seeds one spoon green chillies two curry leaves half cup cooking oil one tablespoon cumin seeds one spoon half spoon turmeric powder
Procedure:
Clean the thoyyal leaves and wash several times. Cook the leaves with half spoon of turmeric, shallots, green chillies , salt and cumin seeds just for 9 minutes. Add 50 ml of water. Close the vessel with a lid. Allow to cook for nine minutes only in medium level of fl…