CooQ : Recipe: Beetroot Pulao

Beetroot Pulao

North indian | Mains

Beetroot
215 calories/serving
20 mins
A nice, bright pink rice that is sure to attract you. An attractive preparation of rice and grated beetroot perked up with assorted spices.
Recipe by:
Hebbars Kitchen

Instructions

1. To make beetroot rice, heat 1.5 tbsp oil in a broad non-stick pan. add 1 green cardamom, 1 clove, 2 small sticks of cinnamon, 1 bayleaf and 1 tsp cumin seeds. sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.

2. Add 1/2 cup sliced onions and sauté on a medium flame for another 2 to 3 minutes.

3. Add 1/2 tsp chilli powder, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, 1/2 tsp coriander powder and 1/4 tsp cumin powder and sauté on a medium flame for a few more seconds.

4. Add 3/4 cup grated beetroot and sauté on a medium flame for another 2 minutes.

5. Add salt to taste and 1/4 cup water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.

6. Add 2 cups cooked or leftover rice. mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.

7. Discard the cardamom, cloves, cinnamon and bayleaf. serve it hot, or allow it to cool completely before packing it in the lunch box.

By Tarla Dalal

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