Feb 5, 2016

Colourful Beetroot Dal Recipe - Toddler Special Recipes

Beetroot dal is a very simple and basic recipe but looks very vibrannt and colourful. I made this for my daughter and it turned out really good and delicious. I have been sharing so many dal recipes lately and i thought even though this is simple it will be a great addition to my list.

Meanwhile check out my Papaya Kootu Recipe & Pumpkin & Cowpeas Kootu

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Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 30 mins
Serves: 6 to 8


Split yellow moong dal / Pasi paruppu - 1 cup
Beetroot - 1 large peeled and grated
Shallots / Sambar Onion - 6 to 8 peeled
Garlic - 6 fat cloves peeled
Green Chillies - 1 or to taste
Salt to taste
Water 2 to 3 cups

For Seasoning:
Ghee or Oil - 1 tblspn
Cumin Seeds - 2 tsp
Curry leaves a small handful


Take dal in a bowl and wash it well. Add in beetroot, chillies, small onion, garlic and water and bring it to a boil. Simmer the flame and cook for 20 mins till it is done.

Now add in salt and  mix well.

Now heat ghee and crackle some cumin seeds and curry leaves. Pour this over the dal and mix well.

Top with lots of coriander leaves,

Serve with rice.

Wash yellow moong dal well and take it in a sauce pan

add in grated beetroots

add in shallots, garlic and green chilli

cover with water

cover with a lid and cook

now it is done

add in salt

mix well

heat oil or ghee in a small pan

add in cumin seeds

add in curry leaves

pour seasoning over the dal

mix well



  1. can i feed this dal after 7pm for my 15mnths old baby girl

  2. and can u plz tell me what is urad dal with picture and is this gud for 15mnths old ????

  3. @payalcheck this image

  4. Nice idea aarthi. Even elders can have this for lunch with rice. I just replaced moong dal with black eyed peas sprout. It's nice. No regrets :)

  5. Can I feed my 7 month old baby?


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