1 February, 2016
Beetroot Pulao/Beetroot Rice Recipe
Beetroot rice with many health benefits and delicious way to feed your kids beetroot. Easy and simple recipe with flavor of herbs and masala. Try this recipe and let me know how it came for you.
Preparation time – 15 mins
Cooking time – 25 mins
Recipe type – main
Cuisine – India
Serve – 2-3
1 Cup = 220 ml
Basmati rice or any regular rice – 1 cup
Beetroot – 1 medium or ¼ cup (finely chopped)
Carrot – 1 medium or ¼ cup (finely chopped)
Green peas – 2 tbsp
Onion – 1 medium (sliced)
Ginger-garlic – ½ tsp (crushed or paste)
Green chilly – 1 (sliced)
Red chilly powder – ¼ tsp (optional)
Garam masala – ¼ tsp
Fresh coriander leaves – 2 tbsp (chopped)
Fresh mint leaves – 2 tbsp (chopped)
Ghee/oil – 2 tbsp
Water – 1 ¾ cup for cooker OR 2 ½ for pot
Bay leaf – 1
Cumin/jeera – ½ tsp
Clove/laung – 2
Green cardamon – 2
Cinnamon stick – ½ inch
Anise flower – ½ (optional)
Javitri/mace – 1 strand (optional)
Soak rice in enough water for 20 mins. After 20 mins drain the rice and keep side.
Prepare veggies and other ingredients for making pulao.
Heat oil/ghee in cooker add ingredients under for ‘to temper’, let crackle.
Add sliced onion and green chilly, fry till light brown.
Add ginger-garlic (paste or crushed), saute till raw smell goes.
Add chopped beetroot, carrot and green peas, fry for a minute.
Add ½ of the mint and coriander leaves, red chilly and garam masala powder, stir well.
Add rice stir well.
Add water, rest mint and coriander leaves and salt, stir and close the cooker’s lid.
Pressure cook pulao for 2 whistle or after 1 whistle cook for a minute in low heat.
You can add veggies according to your taste.
You can add chopped potatoes too.
If using pot for making pulao add water accordingly.
You can use any flavored or regular rice for making thing pulao.
Soak rice for 20 mins
These are the whole garam masala
Heat oil or ghee, add whole garam masala
Add sliced onion and green chilly, fry till translucent
Add ginger – garlic, fry till raw smell goes off
Add beetroot, carrot and peas, fry for a minute
Add garam masala, red chilly powder and 1/2 of the mint – coriander leaves
Add water, salt and remaining mint- coriander leaves, stir
Pressure cook pulao for 2 whistle, settle down on its own
Beetroot pulao is ready
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Carrot Fried Rice Recipe
Veg Fried Rice (Indian Style)