Beetroot Pulao Recipe , Easy Beetroot Rice

beetroot pulao recipe, beetroot rice

Today I am here with Beetroot Pulao recipe. This is a easy to prepare, healthy, colourful and tasty pulao with beetroot. As this pulao is easy and prepare and colourful too, it is perfect for packing in kid’s lunch box. You can serve this beetroot pulao with raitha, chips, fryums or potato fry.

beetroot pulao recipe, beetroot rice

beetroot pulao recipe, beetroot rice


Beetroot Pulao

Easy recipe for tasty and colourful pulao with beetroot. Perfect for lunch box.
Category : One Pot Meal
Recipe Developed, Cooked and Clicked by :
Published : May 24, 2017
Prep time : 10 mins; Cook time : 15 mins; Total time : 25 mins
Yield : 4 – 5 servings


Ingredients :

  • Basmati Rice : 2 Cup
  • Beetroot : 2 Cup (grated)
  • Onion : 2 medium sized
  • Green Chillies : 2 – 3 nos.
  • Garlic : 5 cloves
  • Ginger : 1″ long
  • Oil : 2 – 3 Teaspoons
  • Fennel Seeds : 1/2 Teaspoon
  • Cloves : 4 nos.
  • Cinnamon : 1″ long
  • Cardamom : 4 nos.
  • Bay Leaf : 1 no.
  • Turmeric Powder :1/4 Teaspoon
  • Garam Masala powder : 1 Teaspoon
  • Salt : to taste
  • Cilantro : handful

Instructions :

  1. Wash and soak rice in enough water for 30 minutes. Then drain excess water and keep it aside.
  2. Do the necessary preparations like grating beetroot, slicing onions, slitting green chillies and preparing ginger garlic paste.
  3. Heat oil, add fennel seeds, cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, bay leaf and fry for a minute.
  4. Add sliced onions and green chillies and fry till onions turn translucent.
  5. Then add ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder and garam masala powder and mix well.
  6. Add grated beetroot mix well and cook.
  7. Next add rice, required water, salt, mix well and pressure cook in medium high heat for one whistle and turn off the heat.
  8. Wait till the pressure releases, then gently fluff it up. Garnish with cilantro and serve it warm.

Notes :

  • Instead of green chillies, you can add red chilli powder too. Or you can use a combination of both.
  • You can also add green peas in the recipe.
  • Instead of preparing ginger garlic paste, you can use store bought one too.

beetroot pulao, beetroot rice

how to make beetroot pulao with step wise pictures?

  • Do the necessary preparations. First grate beetroot.

beetroot pulao, beetroot rice

  • Slice onions, slit green chillies. Prepare ginger garlic paste. You can pound ginger and garlic together like I did or can grind it together. You can also mince garlic, grate ginger and use it.

beetroot pulao, beetroot rice

  • Soak rice for 30 minutes. Drain excess water and keep it aside.

beetroot pulao, beetroot rice

  • Heat oil, add fennel seeds, cloves, cinnamon, cardamom seeds, bay leaf and fry for a minute.

beetroot pulao, beetroot rice

  • Then add sliced onions and fry till onions turn translucent.

beetroot pulao, beetroot rice

  • Add ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, mix well and cook for a minute.beetroot pulao, beetroot rice
  • Next add grated beetroot, mix well.

beetroot pulao, beetroot rice

  • Then add rice.

beetroot pulao, beetroot rice

  • Add required water and salt. Mix well.

beetroot pulao, beetroot rice

  • Pressure cook in medium high heat for one whistle. Turn off the heat.

beetroot pulao, beetroot rice

  • Wait till the pressure releases, then gently fluff up the rice. Garnish with cilantro and serve it warm.

beetroot pulao, beetroot ricebeetroot pulao, beetroot rice

beetroot pulao, beetroot rice

The other pulao recipe I have posted are

  1. Methi Pulao
  2. Peas Pulaobeetroot pulao, beetroot rice

 

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