Saturday, 3 October 2020


One beautiful root vegetable is low in calories, loaded with fibers, the contents of nitrates that relax blood vessels and dilate them helping to improve blood flow and lower blood pressure. 

The vegetable that contain high contents of antioxidants, protecting artery walls and guarding the heart diseases from blood pressure and stroke.

Folate, Vitamin C, Iron, Potassium and Manganese  and other minerals that are essential for good health are rich in this root vegetable.

The most important matter We have to know, it contains rich protein and iron. So, We may consume it at regular basis or thrice a week

Can you guess what it is?

Yes, you are absolutely right.

This health promising super food vegetable simply fits and lends itself to make the most exciting Recipes. One of such Recipes is BEETROOT PULAO. 

Pulao is one of the most loved Indian meal, that is quick fixed, too light and comfort.
We can try this beetroot to make vibrant and appearance yet delicious.

STEP one:

Beetroot 125 gm peeled and shredded
Green chilly one
Medium sized tomato Diced

Blend all the about ingredients without adding Water, until smooth paste.
Set ready.

STEP two:
Basmati Rice 2 cups/300 gms I used India gate Rice h
Lukewarm water 400 ml


Soak the Rice in  Lukewarm water for 30 minutes.
Drain the water completely and set ready.

STEP three:

Groundnut Oil 2 tbsp
Black Cardamom 3 pcs
Cinnamon sticks 4 pcs
Cloves 4 pcs
Bay leaves 3-4 pcs
Bellary onion sliced one
Green chilly slit one
Curry leaves 12-15 pcs
Ginger garlic flakes 1 tbsp
Tomato one chopped
Beet flakes remaining 
Water 4 cups
Ground Beet paste
Drained Rice
Cow ghee 1 tsp+3/4 tsp
Rock salt 3/4 tsp
Turmeric 1/2 tsp


Heat the pressure cooker ( I used 3 lit pressure-cooker here) with Groundnut oil.
Medium heat to be maintained throughout the process.
Add black cardamoms, Cinnamon sticks, Cloves, Bay leaves. You can add green Cardamom instead of black cardamoms.
Once they start frying, add bellary onion slices, green chilly and curry leaves.
Saute for a while.
Throw ginger and garlic flakes.
Saute again for a while.
Add turmeric
Add tomato dices and saute for a while.
Add remaining beet-flakes and saute for a few seconds.

Add water to the ground beet paste and transfer to the cooker.
Add rock salt.
Stir well to combine.
Add ghee.
Stir and let it boil for one minute.
Stir occasionally. 
Check If salt needed.
Cover and pressure cook until 3 whistles.
Turn off the heat.
Set aside to cool down.
Open and Add ghee again.
Wait for 10 minutes in Open status.
Fold gently .
We can garnish with coriander greens or mint leaves according to our taste.
Beetroot pulao is ready to be served with onion raita.

Cooking time 40 minutes
Yield: 3 servings. We can multiple the above Mentioned quantity according to our need.



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