Chakundar Kurma recipe: This beetroot curry made with Chana Dal is ideal for lazy winter days

Chakundar Kurma recipe: This beetroot curry made with Chana Dal is ideal for lazy winter days

Winter is the perfect time to enjoy the glorious winter-special vegetable of beetroot (chakundar). This vegetable is valued for its high antioxidant value and iron content. Beets are often tossed in a blender to make vegetable juice or tossed in a bowl of salad. But we all crave hot food with the limited winter products; so we decided to have this nutrient dense vegetable in the form of a hot curry. Nothing beats the classic Indian dish of roti and sabzi. This curry made with beetroot offers a great change in flavor that will surprise you. It’s called beetroot kurma.

Beetroot kurma not only provides the many nutritional qualities of beetroot, but also adds extra nutrients from the protein-rich chana valley and high-fiber grated coconut. Of course, this is not the only set of nutrients you get from this combination. All of these three foods – beetroot, chana dal and coconut – offer much, much more.

A warming, comforting, attractive and healthy dish that can be easily made in no time – is it not perfect for all those lazy evenings where it seems impossible to make a hearty dinner? Yes, this beetroot kurma can be made in less than 30 minutes, which is why we bookmark this recipe for our many winter cold cuts.

(Also read: 5 delicious ways to add beets to your diet)

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Beets are rich in nutrients.
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Beetroot curry recipe: How to make Chakundar Kurma

If you do not have enough reasons to make this amazing, but just curry, we will give you another one. This recipe also makes use of the goodness of whole Indian spices, honored for their immune-boosting properties, and helps you stay away from colds, coughs and other common infections.

Click on the link here to see step-by-step recipe for beetroot curry.

To make this unique dish, cook beets in pressure cookers with salt. Then make a mixture of onions and tomatoes with plain spices. Cook the beets along with a pasta made from coconut, chana dal and green chilies in the onion-tomato mixture. Cook for about 5 minutes and you are done.

Enjoy the benefits of beetroot in a soothing dish. Try this recipe for easy beetroot curry today.

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