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Lots of beetroot... want to make some sort of side-dish for a curry

(9 Posts)
notnowbernard Sat 23-Aug-08 14:51:59

But don't know how..

Can anyone help? Tia!

Spidermama Sat 23-Aug-08 14:59:30

I would make a spicey yoghurt with cumin, coriander and tumeric in it. Salt too. Grate the beetroot along with some carrot and add toasted sesame seeds and mix in the sauce.

Spidermama Sat 23-Aug-08 15:01:28

Otherwise you could cube it, fry it up with onions and Pataks korma paste. Cook lentils and add the whole lot together.

For the final touch fry some finely chopped garlic in lots of butter until it just starts to caramelise, and pour it in at the last minute.

Spidermama Sat 23-Aug-08 15:02:34

That last, garlic bit is tarka. That's how dahl becomes tarka dahl.

notnowbernard Sat 23-Aug-08 15:11:44

Thanks, Spidermama smile

Am going for the yogurt option, sounds lovely!

notnowbernard Sat 23-Aug-08 23:15:23

The yoghurt was lush. Thankyou!

Spidermama Mon 25-Aug-08 18:04:01

Oh good. Delighted to be able to help. smile

ImnotMamaGbutsheLovesMe Mon 25-Aug-08 18:06:26

Make beetroot and chocolate cake instead grin

ImnotMamaGbutsheLovesMe Mon 25-Aug-08 18:06:34

Make beetroot and chocolate cake instead grin

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