Beetroot rice | How to make Beetroot rice

By Aparna Bhat  |  5th Jun 2017  |  
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About Beetroot rice Recipe

One of the easiest rice recipe, it can be a satisfactory meal for the family when paired with raita or plain curds.

Beetroot rice, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Beetroot rice is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Aparna Bhat. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Beetroot rice is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Beetroot rice recipe by Aparna Bhat. Beetroot rice can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Beetroot rice just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Beetroot rice can serve 2 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Beetroot rice.

Beetroot rice

Ingredients to make Beetroot rice

  • Basmati rice 1 and 1/4 cup
  • Grated beetroot 1 cup
  • Finely chopped onions 3/4 cup
  • cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
  • bay leaf 1
  • 1 inch cinnamon sticks, 2
  • cloves 3-4
  • green chillies 2-3
  • Sambhar powder 1-2 teaspoon
  • oil 1 tablespoon
  • salt to taste
  • Fistful of finely copped coriander leaves for garnish

How to make Beetroot rice

  1. Clean, wash and soak basmati rice as per packet instructions.
  2. Drain and keep it aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a pan, add cumin seeds.
  4. As they crackle add cinnamon, clove, and bay leaf.
  5. Saute on medium flame for a minute.
  6. Add finely chopped onions and chopped green chilies.
  7. Saute them on medium flame till the onions turn translucent.
  8. Next add grated beetroot, rice and saute for few seconds.
  9. Add sambhar powder, enough hot water as per rice packet instructions
  10. Mix everything well and cover the pan, cook it on medium flame.
  11. Add salt to taste and stir it
  12. Cover the pan again to continue with cooking on low flame till the rice is done
  13. Delicious Beetroot rice is ready.
  14. Serve it warm with plain curds or raita of your choice.

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