In a pan cook the grated beetroot with salt and 2 tbsp water for 5-10 minutes. Cool and keep aside.
In a mixer blender add the grated coconut, green chilly, shallots and cumin seeds. Grind till it is really smooth.
:- Powder the contents first in the mixer and then add 2 tbsp water and grind till it becomes a smooth paste.
In a pan heat 2 tbsp oil. Splutter mustard seeds, 2 dry red chillies and 1 sprig curry leaves. Add the paste in the mixer to the pan. Mix well. Do not cook this mixture for long. Just make sure that the mixture becomes warm. One minute should do.