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beetroot pea pulao
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Beet and Pea Pulao

Beetroot and Green Pea Pulao- a healthy ,delicious and colourful beetroot and green pea pulao

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course, rice
Cuisine: North Indian Cuisine, Uttar Pradesh Cuisine
Keyword: beet and pea pulao, beetroot, green peas, pulao
Servings: 5
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi

Ingredients

  • 1.25 cup Rice
  • 1 cup Green Peas / Hari Matar
  • 1 cup Beetroot / Chukandar chopped
  • 4 Green Chillies / Hari Mirch
  • 1 tbsp Ginger / Adrak chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder / Haldi Powder
  • 1 Tomatoes / Tamatar chopped
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli powder / Laal mirch powder
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice / Nimbu Ka Ras
  • 1/3 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • to taste salt

tempering/ tadka/ waghar

  • 3 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 2 tbsp Clarified Butter / Desi Ghee
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
  • 4 Cloves / Lavang
  • 4 Green Cardamom / Hari Elaichi
  • 8 Peppercorns / Sabut Kali Mirch
  • 2 Bay Leaves / Tej Patta
  • 1/2 inch Cinnamon /daalchini
  • 1/4 cup Cashew Nuts / Kaju

Instructions

  • Wash and soak rice for 20 minutes.
  • Peel beetroot and chop into small cubes.
  • Heat ghee and oil in a heavy bottom pan and add cumin seeds ,when it start to crackle then add the other tempering ingredients. saute for few seconds.
  • Now add chopped green chilies ,ginger and tomato and stir fry for few seconds and then add green peas and soaked rice.
  • Stir gently for 30 seconds and then add chopped beetroot and all the spices.
  • Add 2 cups of water and let it come to a rolling boil.
  • Now add lemon juice and mix. Cover with a lid and cook on low heat till done.
  • Switch off the flame when rice is done.
  • After 5 minutes fluff gently with a fork.
  • Serve hot with raita ,curd ,pickle and salad.