Beetroot rice  

This is an easy and delicious recipe that can be prepared in under 30 minutes. Variety rice is always a great lifesaver for all the women out there because these recipes can be prepared in no time and with very few ingredients. I know most of the children don't like this veggie that much. Well in that case you can try making them this simple rice and serve with their favorite crispies. I am sure they will definitely like it. So let's get started and see how to prepare this rice. 


Recipe Cuisine: Indian |  Recipe Category: Lunch
Prep Time: 5 mins  |  Cook time:20 mins Serves4 | Author

Beetroot rice is a delicious and simple rice that can be prepared in a jiffy.
Beetroot Rice Recipe


  • 1 big sized beetroot
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup of fresh peas
  • 1 tsp. of sambar powder 
  • 2 cups of cooked rice
  • Salt – As needed

To temper

  • 1 tsp. of mustard seed
  • 1/2 tsp. of urad dal
  • A sprig of curry leaves
  • Oil


  1. Wash, peel, and grate the Beetroot. Keep it aside
  2. Heat oil in a pan add the mustard seed, when it stops spluttering add the urad dal and saute for a min. Add the curry leaves
  3. Now add the chopped onions saute it until they turn translucent
  4. Add the grated beetroot along with the peas. Stir it well.
  5. Tip in the sambar powder and salt. Mix it gently.
  6. Cover and allow the beetroot to cook under a medium-low flame. 
  7. When the veggie is done, mix the cooked rice in it and stir it gently.
  8. Finally, check for salt and remove it from heat.
  9. Beetroot rice is ready to be served.


  • We can use the beetroot as grated or by chopping them into small cubes
  • You can skip peas it is optional.
  • For a richer taste, you can add grated coconut at the final stage.
  • For kids, you can add a tsp. of ghee while serving.

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Aruna Manikandan

I am a passionate cook and love to experiment various cuisines , in my kitchen. This blog is my humble attempt to register a copy of recipes that I learn and try . Feel free to experiment with my recipes and adjust accordingly to suit your taste and requirements.Hope you enjoy :)

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