Thursday, April 8, 2010

Beetroot Basmati Rice

Servings: 4

2 1/2 cup Basmati rice
2 Beetroots Chopped Long slice
1 Onion Chopped
1 tsp Ginger-Garlic paste
2-3 Green chilies
small inch of Cinnamon
3-4 Cloves
2 Green Cardamom
4-5 Black peppercorns
1/4 tsp Fennel seeds
1 tsp Black Cumin seeds
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1 tsp Cumin-Coriender powder
1/2 tsp Garam Masala powder
1/4 tsp Red chili powder
Salt to taste
Heat a 4-5 tbsp oil in a pressure pan, add whole cinnamom,cardamom,cloves,black cumin seeds, fennel seeds, peppercorns and saute it.
Add Onions,green chilies and ginger-garlic paste saute it until golden. Now, add turmeric, red chili,cumin-coriender, garam masala powder and mix well. let masala blend together. Add beetroot,rice and water(For 2 1/2 cups of rice to 4 1/2 cups of water) bring it to boil on medium-high flame for 5 mins and close the lid of pressure pan and cook for 7-10 mins in low flame.
Serve with any raita/yogurt.


SathyaSridhar said...

Wooow,,Madhuri,,Beetroot rice looks soo colourful n perfectly cooked,,,looks delicious dear..

Pedhakka said...

Lovely click and recipe. This used to be one of my usual lunch to school.Yum !

Sushma Mallya said...

just loved the new look of your blog madhuri, so beautiful and so bright...beetroot rice looks yum..

Madhuri said...

Thanks Satya.
Pedhakka- This was first time and love it.
Sushma - I have been trying day n night get the right template. finally, found something "satisfactory".

Gulmohar said...

lovely.This was the rice my friend used to bring in the tiffin box and made me wonder ,how come the rice is

Panchpakwan said...

Very healthy recipe Madhuri..
Beautiful click too.

Jagruti said...

Beetroot rice looks colourful..delicious and intresting!

Priya said...

Wat a catchy and beautiful rice, looks prefect and just love it.. said...

Beautifully presented and rice looks so delicious.

Madhura Manoj said...

This is new recipe for me.Looks delicious!!!

Nandini said...

One of the classics for lunch! It's very groovy!

Tina said...

Sooooo colourful and delicious rice...

Madhuri said...

Thanks all!

Srivalli said...

Looks colourful..nice space..

albert said...

Absolutely delicious extra long grain basmati rice,classic recipe..looks divine.


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