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Beetroot pulao
By : foodybuddy
Category : Rice, South indian, Pulao
Servings : 3
Time Taken : 15-30 mins
Rating :
  1. Soak rice for 30 mins, wash and drain it. Keep this aside.
  2. Heat oil / ghee in a cooker, add all the ingredients listed under " To Temper " add one by one and fry for a min.
  3. Add ginger- garlic paste, fry until raw smell vanishes.
  4. Add chopped onion, green chillies, mint and little salt, fry for 1-2 mins until it turns golden brown color.
  5. Add chopped tomatoes and fry until oil separates.
  6. Add chopped beetroot, mix well with the onion and tomatoes and cook for 1-2 mins by adding little water.
  7. Add sambhar powder and garam masala, saute it for 1-2 mins with onion-tomato- beetroot mixture.
  8. Add thick curd to it and mix well.
  9. Add soaked and washed rice, to it and fry well masala.
  10. Add required water and salt. Cover the cooker with a lid and pressure cook for 2 whistles and switch off the stove.
  11. Finally add some lemon juice to the rice and mix well.
  12. Garnish it with chopped cilantro / coriander leaves.
1 cup of basmathi rice
1 large beetroot diced
1 large onion finely chopped
2 green chillies finely chopped
2 medium size tomatoes (Puree)
1 tsp of red chilly powder (Heaping)
1/2 tsp of garam masala powder
2 tbsp of yogurt/ thick curd
2 garlic cloves crushed
1/2 ginger, crushed
5-6 Mint Leaves
1 tbsp of lemon juice
1 and 1/2 cup of water
Salt to taste

To Temper

3 tsp of oil or ghee
1/2 tsp of fennel / sombhu
1 medium size cinnamon
2 cloves
1 cardamom

To Garnish

Few spirg of cilantro / coriander leaves

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