Adding pulses to Beetroot Palya gives very good taste. This time I tried it with blacked eye bean as I did not had Alasande with me. I don't say blacked eye bean has same taste of alasande but it is some what similar.Try this recipe and let me know the feed back.
You Need To Have:
2 medium sized beetroot
1 cup blacked eye bean
4-5 green chiles
3-4 curry leaves
1/4 cup grated coconut
salt to taste
1 tsp oil
1/ 2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
Wash and peel outer layer of beetroot and chop it into small pieces.
Pressure cook chopped beet root and blacked eye bean for 2-3 whistles by adding water.
Put grated coconut and green chiles into mixer and grind it to smooth paste and keep it aside.
Take oil in thick bottomed pan and add mustard seeds ,cumin seeds to it. once they start spluttering add curry leaves to it. Then add cooked beetroot,blacked eye bean to it. drain excess water.add ground masala and salt to it.