Beetroot Aloo Koora

The sweetness of the beets works great with potatoes and the spices in this dish best served with rice and ghee.

Place the beets and potatoes in separate bowls, each with enough water to cover. Set aside to soak until you need them. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the lentils,...


  • 4 large red beets - trimmed, peeled, and cut into cubes
  • 3 potatoes, peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon skinned split black lentils (urad dal)
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seed
  • 2 dried red chile peppers, broken into pieces
  • 1 pinch asafoetida powder
  • 6 fresh curry leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/4 cup flaked coconut

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