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Chakundar ka Bharta 

Chakundar ka Bharta is a unique and delicious side dish with beetroot, onions and tomatoes all mashed and seasoned with herbs and spices.
Course Lunch
Cuisine Indian Cuisine
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 2 cups boiled grated beetroot
  • 2-4 tbsp ghee / oil
  • 2 onions finely chopped
  • 1 capsicum finely chopped
  • 2 tomatoes chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 2 green chillies chopped
  • 1/2 tsp red chilly powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • Salt to taste


  • Heat ghee in a pan.
  • Add chopped onions, cook till almost pink.
  • Add capsicum, sauté for a minute or two.
  • Add garlic, ginger and green chilly, and sauté for another minute.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and let cook till mushy.
  • Add red chilli powder, coriander powder and salt to taste.
  • Cook till the ghee separates.
  • Add the grated beetroot and sauté on full flame till the moisture dries up completely.
  • Sprinkle garam masala .
  • Serve hot.