How to Make Beetroot Pachadi- Recipe on FirstCry Parenting

Beetroot Pachadi

Beetroot is packed with vitamin C, iron and magnesium. Most importantly, it is low in fats and high in fibre and hence very good for health. Now, for those who are planning a baby should consume beetroot daily as it helps in maintaining the haemoglobin levels and removes toxins from the body. But, if you don’t prefer having beetroot in salads, the best way to incorporate it in is by the way of beetroot pachadi. So to say lady, shine and glow with this colourful and tasty quick-whip side dish.

Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
4 People 5-10 Minutes 10-15 Minutes


  • 3 beetroots, cooked and grated
  • 1 tbsp oil / ghee
  • 3 green chillies
  • 1 tsp asafoetida
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 100 gm curd
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds


Step 1

Clean the beetroots and pressure cook them for 2 whistles until they become soft and tender.

Step 2

Now grate them and keep it aside.

Step 3

Take curd in a bowl. Add salt and a pinch of sugar and give it a good stir.

Step 4

Place a heavy-bottom pan on medium heat and pour oil. Add cumin seeds and sesame seeds, and let them splutter. Next, add green chillies, curry leaves, asafoetida and chopped ginger and stir it well.

Step 5

Now add grated beetroot in the pan and sauté it for 2 minutes. Remove it from the heat.

Step 6

Mix beetroot in the curd and stir it again.

Step 7

Serve beetroot pachadi as an accompaniment with chapati or rice.

Nutritional Information

Calories 101 Kcal
Proteins 4.4 gm
Total Fat 5.5 gm
Total Carbohydrates 8.8 gm
Cholesterol 13 mg
Sodium 194 mg
Potassium 229 mg
Tip -You can add dried red chillies for added pungency.
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