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coconut and beetroot mallung(stir-fry).

coconut and beetroot mallung(stir-fry).

A healthy beetroot recipe, this easy vegetarian stir-fry is a colorful side-dish to add to your meals.

If you are introducing vegetarian dishes for kids then you definitely have to give this beet stir-fry. you can reduce the amount of chilli flakes, mix with a bowl of rice to serve a colorful bowl of food.

With less cooking involved, the beetroot mallung in which the beetroot and scraped coconut are lightly stir-fried, makes a healthy side-dish to your rice and curry.

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Utensils and appliances needed

Chopping board and knife

Medium-sized frying pan

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RECIPE DIFFICULTY- EASY

beetroot with coconut stir-fry

Please make sure to read the recipe instructions carefully to avoid mistakes.

Ingredients

The ingredients mentioned below use standard measuring cups and spoons.

250g beetroot cleaned, cut and sliced into thin strips

1/2 teaspoon of turmeric

1 medium-sized onion sliced

2 green chillies split 

3 cloves of garlic sliced

1/2 cup of water

1 teaspoon red chilli flecks

2 tablespoons of oil

1/2 to 1 cup of freshly scraped coconut

Salt to season 

Method

Have all the ingredients prepared and ready.

Peel and cut the beetroot into thin round slices, stack them into 4 and cut the beetroot into thin strips.

Place a frying pan over low medium fire, add the beetroot slices(250g), turmeric(1/2 tsp), onion(1), green chillies(2), garlic(3 cloves sliced).

Add more green chillies to make this stir-fry a spicy vegetarian dish if that is your preference.

Add water(1/2 cup)and cook over low-medium fire, cook the beetroot until soft. 

beetroot with the cooking ingredients.

Once the water is reduced pour oil(2 tbs)and semi-fry the beets, season with salt.

Add scraped coconut(1/2 to 1 cup), reduce heat to low, mix and cook with the scraped coconut.

Taste and season with salt with if needed and serve warm with any of the meal ideas given above.

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coconut and beetroot mallung(stir-fry).

coconut and beetroot mallung(stir-fry).

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

A quick and easy stir-fry with two main ingredients. try this vegan, vegetarian Sri Lankan dish that is made with beetroot and scraped coconut. 

Ingredients

  • Ingredients mentioned below use standard measuring cups and spoons.
  • 250g beetroot cleaned, cut and sliced into thin strips
  • 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric
  • 1 medium-sized onion sliced
  • 2 green chillies split
  • 3 cloves of garlic sliced
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli flecks
  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • 1/2 to 1 cup of freshly scraped coconut
  • Salt to season

Instructions

Have all the ingredients prepared and ready.

Peel and cut the beetroot into thin round slices, stack them into 4 and cut the beetroot into thin strips.

Place a frying pan over low medium fire, add the beetroot slices(250g), turmeric(1/2 tsp), onion(1), green chillies(2), garlic(3 cloves sliced).

Add more green chillies to make this stir-fry a spicy vegetarian dish if that is your preference.

Add water(1/2 cup)and cook over low-medium fire, cook the beetroot until soft. 

Once the water is reduced pour oil(2 tbs)and semi-fry the beets, season with salt.

Add scraped coconut(1/2 to 1 cup), reduce heat to low, mix and cook with the scraped coconut.

Taste and season with salt with if needed and serve warm with any of the meal ideas given above.

Yield: 4

A quick and easy stir-fry with two main ingredients. try this vegan, vegetarian Sri Lankan dish that is made with beetroot and scraped coconut. 

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

Ingredients mentioned below use standard measuring cups and spoons.

250g beetroot cleaned, cut and sliced into thin strips

1/2 teaspoon of turmeric

1 medium-sized onion sliced

2 green chillies split

3 cloves of garlic sliced

1/2 cup of water

1 teaspoon red chilli flecks

2 tablespoons of oil

1/2 to 1 cup of freshly scraped coconut

Salt to season

Instructions

Have all the ingredients prepared and ready.

Peel and cut the beetroot into thin round slices, stack them into 4 and cut the beetroot into thin strips.

Place a frying pan over low medium fire, add the beetroot slices(250g), turmeric(1/2 tsp), onion(1), green chillies(2), garlic(3 cloves sliced).

Add more green chillies to make this stir-fry a spicy vegetarian dish if that is your preference.

Add water(1/2 cup)and cook over low-medium fire, cook the beetroot until soft. 

Add scraped coconut(1/2 to 1 cup), reduce heat to low, mix and cook with the scraped coconut.

Taste and season with salt with if needed and serve warm with any of the meal ideas given above.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 214Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 267mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 5gSugar: 15gProtein: 3g

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