Beetroot Raita | Perugu Pachadi | Thayir Pachadi

Beetroot Raita | Beetroot Perugu Pachadi | Beetroot Thayir Pachadi
Beetroot Raita | Beetroot Perugu Pachadi | Beetroot Thayir Pachadi

Isn’t Beetroot Raita just gorgeous to look at? I am very fond of Perugu Pachadis or Raitas. I can and am known to make a meal of them. I have already written about:

Today, I am writing about another popular variant, the Beetroot Raita.

Serves: 4

Time: 30 Minutes

Ingredients

  1. Grated Beet – 1 Cup
  2. Cold Yogurt – 1.5 Cups
  3. Cumin Powder – 1 tsp
  4. Black Salt or Sea Salt to Taste

Method

  1. Sprinkle about 2 tbsp water on the beet.
  2. Pressure cook the beet for 2 whistles.
    or
    Steam the grated beet for 7 to 10 minutes.
  3. Let the beetroot cool.
  4. Add the cumin powder and salt to the yogurt.
  5. Mix well.
  6. Add the steamed beet and mix well.
  7. Serve chilled with rotis or pulao.
Beetroot Raita
Beetroot Raita

Tip

  • You could add a tempering of mustard seeds and curry leaves to the Raita, if required.

9 thoughts on “Beetroot Raita | Perugu Pachadi | Thayir Pachadi

  1. Love the colour of the beets. They bring such brightness and flavour to everything! I've come to realize how versatile raita can be after looking at some of your other raita recipes. They all sound so delicious!

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