Beetroot Poriyal

Beetroot Poriyal or talimpu is a simple, easily prepared yet delicious south Indian recipe made with beetroot. Most of the people will not like beetroot, I am one among them but beetroot is very good for health which contains lots of nutrients. So try to include beetroot in your diet for at least twice a month.Today I am sharing simple beetroot talimpu or poriyal recipe with instructions along with photos.

Beetroot Poriyal | Beetroot Talimpu

Beetroot talimpu is a simple and healthy recipe.
Course Main Course
Cuisine South Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 2 cups Chopped Beetroot
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Turmeric
  • 1/2 tbsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tbsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 or 2 Red Chillies
  • 2 tbsp Copra Powder (fresh or dry)
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Oil


  • Wash and peel the beetroot. Chop them as small cubes. Add beetroot, turmeric, chilli powder and 1 cup of water to a pressure cooker and cook them for 1 or 2 whistles.
    Beetroot Poriyal
  • When the pressure goes off, remove the lid and cook it on a high flame for 2-3mins to evaporate the excess of water.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan or kadai.
  • Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds when they splutters, add urad dal and red chillies.
  • When the urad dal is turning brown, add beetroot, salt and mix well. Cook for 5 mins. 
    Beetroot Poriyal
  • When the water is completely goes off then add grated coconut. Fresh coconut gives a good flavor to the curry if not you can also use copra powder. Copra powder is also good but fresh coconut gives more flavor than dry. Mix well and switch off the flame.
    Beetroot Poriyal
  • Beetroot poriyal is ready to serve. Serve hot with white rice or chapati.
    Beetroot Poriyal
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