As a mom, you are always hunting for ways to incorporate nutrition in your kids diet,in my quest for that , I ended up making this extremely yummy recipe which is colorful and hence kids love! This is a tasty and healthy recipe that I have been wanting to share on this parenting blog.
Why only kids, we loved it too, and this might just become regular at home.
Beetroot Rice / Beetroot Pulao / Beetroot Pilaf
1 cup grated beetroot
2 cups Basmati rice
1 onion chopped
1 green chilly
1 bay leaf
2 green cardamoms
1 small piece of cinamon stick
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp cumin powder
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
coriander for garnish
3 tbsp oil
Boil water ( maybe 10 cups or more) with the bayleaf, cardamom ,cloves and cinnamon ,salt . Cook rice till its a little more than parboiled but not mushy. Drain and keep aside
In a wok / kadai , add oil, the green chilly, onion and ginger garlic paste
Saute onion till pink.
Add the powdered masalas.
Add the grated beetroot. Cook covered , on medium, for 6-8 minutes, till raw smell is gone. You might add more salt to taste
Toss in the cooked rice, cook on low flame for 2 minutes.
This rice is absolutely lip smacking. Your family will love!
Garnish with coriander . Serve with Raita or curd