Indus Ladies

August 22, 2011

Beetroot Rice

Beetroots are a rich source of antioxidants and filled with nutrients, and they can be used in multiple ways like  salads, juices, making patties for sandwich, and with rice. Today i have used beets with rice, so called Beetroot rice. 

Ingredients :
  • Cooked Rice - 2 cups
  • Beetroot - 2 (grated or chopped into small pieces)
  • Onion - 1 (chopped )
  • Tomato - 1 (chopped)
  • Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
  • Channa dal - 1 tsp
  • Curry Leaves 
  • Green chillies - 3 to 4
  • Ginger & Garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Coconut -  1/4 cup (grated)
  • Salt - for taste
  • Oil - 2 tsp
Method :
  1. Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds, urad dal and channa dal. Let the mustard seeds crackle then add curry leaves and green chillies.
  2. Add onions fry untill turns light brown. Then add ginger & garlic paste, chopped tomatoes and fry well.
  3. Add the grated/chopped beetroot, mix well add 2 cups of water, turmeric powder and required salt. Cover it with a lid and cook until  the betroot gets cooked.Water gets fully absorbed at the end.
  4. Add the grated coconut and mix well for a minute and switch off the flame.
  5. Once it is done add the cooked rice, sprinkle needed salt and mix well.
  6. Beetroot Rice is now ready to serve. Enjoy !!!! 

Tips :
  • You can also add green peas with the beetroot. 
  • You can also add some extra spices for your choice.


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