• Serves 4
  • 30 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 10 Ingredients


A Keralan style stir fry combining the goodness of beetroots and beet greens.

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 2 medium sized beets with greens
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 stalks curry leaves
  • 2 dry red chilli
  • to season salt
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup grated coconut
  • 1-2 green chilli (depending on spice preference)
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 garlic cloves


  1. Peel and grate the beets and finely chop the greens with the stalks.
  2. To make the coconut mix, coarsely grind grated coconut, cumin seeds, green chilli and garlic.
  3. In a pan, heat oil and crackle mustard seeds. Add curry leaves and dry red chilli.
  4. Add the beets and greens; stir fry on high heat for a minute.
  5. Then add the coconut spice mix, season with salt and continue to stir fry on high heat for another 2 minutes.
  6. Serve hot with rice or Indian flat breads.

  • This looks great. Doubt the kids would try it but I think it looks nice.


  • Something different to try, Indian flat breads sound great to me


  • I love beetroot and your recipe is something new to try! Thanks!


  • How interesting


  • Very interesting was just reading about how people should use the green of beets. A must try.


  • This looks interesting and well worth a try. Thanks.


  • Oh delicious, cannot wait to harvest our home-grown beets and try this dish out!! May have to see what farmers markets have available right now ;) Thanks for sharing.


  • Super unique dish for us! So delicious!


  • This looks amazing thanks for share


  • This is rich and vibrant in colour. Love it!


  • this certainly is a new recipe to me


  • Interesting combination of flavours. I’m keen to try it.


  • thank you for sharing this


  • Thanks for sharing this interesting recipe. I love the combination of tasty ingredients. Will make this salad.

    • Love, love, love beets in this recipe and the amazing colour.


  • looks good thanks for sharing


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