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Feb 6, 2007

Beetroot Pulao

This is the recipe for my version of Beetroot Pulao. I like this colorful, healthy Beets. The heat for this pulao comes from the MTR Pulao Powder. Green Chillis or any other brand of pulao powder can be substituted in the place of the MTR Pulao Powder.


Basmathi Rice - 1 Cup (Soak in Water for 15 minutes)

Red Onions - 2 (Cut lengthwise)

A handful of Chopped Cabbage

Beetroot - 2 (Scrape the skin and dice the beetroots)

Oil for seasoning

Cumin Seeds - 1 teaspoon

Cloves - 3 to 4

Bay Leaves - 2


Garam Masala Powder - 2 teaspoons

MTR Pulao Masala Powder - 3/4 teaspoons


In a Pressure Pan, Heat oil.

Add the Cumin seeds, Bay Leaves, Cloves, then the Onions. fry the onions.

Add the diced Beetroot and the chopped Cabbage.

Add Garam Masala and MTR Pulao Masala Powder and stir.

Add Salt.

Add 2 cups of warm water. When the water comes to a boil add rice and stir well.
Pressure cook in low heat for 10 minutes.

If using a heavy kadai, cook for 20 minutes with lid.

If using a rice cooker, transfer the contents to the rice cooker and cook until done.

Serve warm with Raitha of your choice.

This is my entry to Mixed rice varieties event hosted by EC of Simple Indian Food.


Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

hey guess im first today.looks beautiful with the bright pink color.Thanks for sharing

Mythreyee said...

yes Doctor. You are the first to comment. Thanks.

FH said...

Looks delicious! Beet makes everything so red,you can hardly make out what goes in there!:D I do have MTR Pulao pd,I will try!

swapna susarla said...

hi mythreyee
normally i add beetroot to the pulao every time with all other veggies.this looks different..the color is so good..

Anonymous said...

Hey, what a coincidence, I just posted it last week in my blog:-)). your version sounds good too.

Sia said...

wow... red is the colour of this month;) looks delicious:)

Anonymous said...

ohhh my....look at the it...thanks for sharing

Anonymous said...

Wow! How yum does THAT look! I love beetroot and will be sure to try your recipe, M!

Anonymous said...

I made this last night and had this for lunch with carrot raitha. It was awesome - thanks!

Anonymous said...

Tried this for lunch box this afternoon,was very tasty,relished it.Thank you

Mythreyee said...

Thank you so much Sandhya. I am glad you liked it.