Thursday, 20 August 2015

Beetroot Rice / Beetroot Pulav

Beetroot rice, colourful and simple rice, perfect recipe for lunch box. Here is recipe for you all to try. 


  • Basmati Rice 2 cups
  • Water 4 cups
  • Beetrrot 1 large, grated
  • Onion 1 large, sliced
  • Green Chilli 4, slitted
  • Tomato 1 medium size, chopped
  • Ginger 1 small piece, chopped
  • Cinnamon stick 1 medium piece
  • Cloves 3 nos
  • Cardamom 2 nos
  • Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp
  • Chilli Powder 1 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder 1/4 tsp
  • Coriander Powder 2 tsp
  • Garam Masala 1 tsp
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • Ghee 2 tsp

Wash and rise rice well with water, drain and keep it aside.

Heat a presure cooker with 2 tsp of ghee. Add the drained rice and fry for 2 to 3 minutes. Remove and keep rice from the cooker. Heat oil in the cooker and add cinnamon stick, cloves, cardamoms and cumin seeds. Saute for 2 seconds. Add chopped ginger and saute for 2 seconds. Now add sliced onions and saute for 2 minutes. Add slitted green chilli and saute for 1 minute. Add salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder saute for a minute. Add grated beetroot and saute for 2 minutes. Add chopped tomatoes and saute for 1 minute. Add garam masala powder and check salt. Add fried rice and combine the mix well. Add water and cook for 1 whistle. Once the pressure goes off open and serve warm with raita or pickle. Garnish with coriander leaves.

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