Beetroot Egg Bhurji is a healthy twist for a popularly Indian anda bhurji . It's simple, easy and gets ready under 30 minutes.
Stir fry onions, beets and chillies together , drop in egga and scramble , season with favorite spices , that's it !
Serve beet egg bhurji as a side dish with your meals or with fresh bread toasts.
About this recipe
Beetroot Egg Bhurji is a healthy twist to regular scramble eggs . Stir fry onions, beets and chillies together ,drop in eggs and scramble , season with red chili powder and salt.
Beets egg bhurji is so good that you can eat just like that or serve as a side dish or in wraps or sandwiches .
Beet Egg Bhurji is
- Quick & Easy
Beetroot health benefits
Beetroot has amazing health benefits. It is is reckoned to be a great purifier hence used in many of the detox drinks. Drinking beetroot juice daily on an empty stomach has amazing effects on the body.
Beetroot is a great source of fiber and minerals like iron, potassium and manganese which are essential for good health .
Most people think that diabetics should avoid beetroot since its sweet. It is sadly misunderstood.
Although it has a high sugar content, it is low in calories and almost fat free, making it a nutritious option for keeping weight down.It helps to reduce blood pressure, as it is very rich in folate, fiber,vitamin C and other minerals which is must for pregnant women, it also boosts brain power,and stamina.Lets try to include beetroot juice / raw beetroot in our daily diet ,to keep ourselves healthy.
As protein is missing in Beet, its added with egg to get all the nutrients delivered to the body. Apart from just being healthy , its tastes really good.Serve it as a side dish along with chapathi ,roti or rasam and rice.
To make this healthy and tasty Beet egg bhurji , you just need basic handful of ingredients and spices.
For Tempering - Any flavorless cooking oil , mustard seeds , chana dal ( split bengal gram) , greenchilies and curry leaves . These are basic tempering ingredients used in any South Indian cooking , you can skip any of these , if not available.
Beetroot - As the recipe name indicates , it' all about Beetroots. Use need freshly sourced 250 grams of beetroot to make this recipe.
Onions- Onions adds lots of flavour in any kind of Egg Bhurji . I have used red onions in this recipe , you can use either white or yellow onions to make this recipe.
Eggs- Use any eggs of your choice.
Others- Salt , Red chilli powder for seasoning and fresh coriander leaves to elevate flavours.
How to make Beetroot Egg Bhurji
In a thick bottom pan , heat oil , add mustards seeds , chana dal and curry leaves .
Once lentils changes to golden colour , add chopped green chilles and onions . Saute onions until it turns translucent.
Add grated beetroot and saute for a minute
cover lid and cook for 5 minutes on a medium heat.
After 5 minutes , open lid and saute for 2 minutes for extra moisture to dry up.
Break eggs directly into the cooked beets and mix well .
When eggs firms up , scramble well everything .
Add red chilli powder , salt to taste and coriander leaves.
Mix well everything . Serve hot with as a side dish with Rasam and Rice or serve with chapathi or top on bread toasts.
Beetroot Egg Bhurji Recipe
- 1.5 tablespoon Oil
- ½ Tsp Mustard Seeds - optional
- 1 tablespoon Chana dal - optional
- 1 sprig Curry leaves , chopped
- 1 teaspoon Green chilli chopped
- 250 grams Beetroot grated
- 2 no's Onions chopped
- 4 no's Eggs
- 1 tablespoon Coriander leaves
- ½ or 1 teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
- 1 teaspoon Salt or as required
- In a thick bottom pan , heat oil, add mustards seeds , chana dal and curry leaves .
- Once lentils changes to golden colour , add chopped green chilles and onions . Saute onions until it turns translucent.
- Add grated beetroot and saute for a minute , cover lid and cook for 5 minutes on a medium heat.
- After 5 minutes , open lid and saute for 2 minutes for extra moisture to dry up.
- Break eggs directly into the cooked beets and mix well .
- When eggs firms up , scramble well everything .
- Add red chilli powder , salt to taste and coriander leaves.
- Mix well everything . Serve hot with as a side dish with Rasam and Rice or serve with chapathi or top on bread toasts.
Which are the other vegetables , I can add along with this?
Carrots goes on well with this egg bhurji along with beets .
How to store left outs?
Though , I dont recommend to store this as you'll be loosing out most of it's nutritions. If you still wish to do so then store in a air tight glass container in refeigerator , just for a day. While serving , reheat or microwave untill it turns warm and then serve.
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