Beetroot Rice

A colorful lunchbox rice which is simple and tasty to make. Here’s presenting Beetroot Rice.
You can either dice the beetroot or shred it, but I like then diced J. My kids simply loved this dish, hope you will try it and like it too..
Prep Time
15 Mins
Cooking Time
15-20 Mins
3-4 People
Basmati Rice
Diced Beetroot
Sliced Onion
Green Peas
Few Pudina Leaves
Ginger Garlic Paste
Garam Masala
Turmeric Powder
Cumin Seeds
Bay Leaf
1 Cup
1 Cup
½ Cup
¼ Cup
1 Tbsp.
1 Tsp.
1 Tsp.
½ Tsp.
1 Tsp.
½ Inch
1 Tbsp.
To Taste
To Taste
1.      Soak rice and keep aside.
2.      Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds let them splutter, later add cinnamon, bay leaf and cloves. Sauté for a not more than a minute.

3.      To this seasoning, add sliced onion. Sauté on medium to low flame for 3-4 mins. Add diced beetroot, green pea and ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute. Add mint leaves, turmeric powder and garam masala and mix. Cook it for a minute.
4.      Drain the soaked rice. Now add the rice to the beetroot mixture. Sauté for a minute.
5.      Add 2.5 cups of water and cook the rice.

6.      Serve Beetroot Rice with raita and enjoy !!


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