Here's an easy raita enriched with beetroot's deep color and flavor that can made a great side for Biryanis, Pulav etc. So definitely put this one the must try list !
Prep Time: 10 mins
Grated beetroot: 1/3 cup
Yogurt: 1/2 cup or more
Green chillies (chopped): 2
Ginger (chopped): 1/2 teaspoon
Garlic (chopped): 1 small pod- optional
Mustard seeds: 1 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Oil for seasoning
Heat some oil in pan. Splutter the mustard seeds. Add curry leaves, chopped ginger, green chillies, garlic and saute. You could also add dried red chillies if you like. Add the grated beetroot. Add salt and saute till the beetroot is almost cooked. Turn off the heat and let it cool. Once is fully cooled add the yogurt and mix well. Adjust the salt.
The raita is ready to be served.