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Beetroot & cabbage Pulao- One pot meal

Beetroot and cabbage rice is another quick and tasty one pot meal which is perfect for busy days and 
lunch boxes. It is healthy and nutritious one pot recipe which gets ready in 20 mins. Excellent way to include beetroot in your kids diet and also for people who are not big fans of beetroot. Serve it with simple raita and pappad, and you have a full packed nutritious meal. I have included cabbage as well. With limited ingredients and spices its a must try. Lets see how its done. Step by step images are given below

PS: Few images are missing due to some technical error on my camera and hence not uploaded here. But I assure you its a simple recipe and you will do just fine without images as well 😊

You could also check out other One Pot Meal on the blog. 
  • 2 cups basmati rice washed and soaked
  • 2 slit green chillies
  • 1 onion chopped 
  • 1/2 tomato chopped
  • 1 beetroot chopped 
  • 1 cup cabbage chopped
  • Whole Garam masala- 1 bay leaf and 1/2 inch cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp jeera/ cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp chilli powder 
  • 1 tsp biriyani masala (optional)
  • Salt as per taste
  • 2 Tbsp Ghee/ oil
  • 4 cups Water**
  • Coriander leaves for garnish
  1. Wash and soak the basmati rice for 15 mins.
  2. Clean all the veggies and chop them, keep aside
  3. Take a deep pot/utensil and add ghee or oil and let it heat
  4. Once hot, add in the jeera/ cumin, bay leaf/tej patta along with cinnamon and saute till the aroma comes
  5. Add in the onions along with slit green chillies and let it saute for 5 mins or till it changes colour. 
  6. Add in the chopped cabbage at this stage and saute for about 5 to 7 mins.
  7. Add in the chopped tomato along with turmeric and chilli powder and saute well till the raw smell of masala/ spices is gone. You could add in the biriyani masala as well at this stage if using. 
  8. At this stage add in the chopped beetroots , salt to taste and mix well
  9. Drain the water from the rice and add in. Mix well 
  10. Add 4 cups of hot water ** , check for seasoning and add more salt if necessary. 
  11. Once the water comes to a boil, lower the flame and close the lid. 
  12. Allow it to cook till all the water is absorbed and rice is well cooked
  13. Garnish with some coriander leaves and serve hot with raita and pappad. 
  • Always take double quantity of water for pulao. Ratio is 1:2 . In this recipe I have taken 2 cups of rice, so you need to take double water and measure in same cup with which you measured rice
  • Biriyani masala is optional, you can also add garam masala powder if you like
  • You could also use any other rice apart from basmati if you want. 
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