This is a perfect dish with creamy white curd rice, this poriyal is tasted by your eyes before your tongue tastes it. I mean the color appeals a lot to the eyes. This is again very good for health, especially gives you a lot of vitamins. Here goes a list of what goes into it.
Beetroot – 2 cups
Green chillies – 3 , slit into two
For tempering mustard seed, Curry leaves, oil
Salt to taste
Cut the beetroot into small pieces and boil them in a pan with little water. When they are done let them cool. In a frying pan heat a little oil and add the tempering agents along with green chillies and when the seeds sputter add the cooked beetroot along with salt and stir well. When done add scrapped coconut and serve hot along with sambhar or curd rice.
source: Beetroot Poriyal