Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Beetroot Biriyani (Pressure Cooker Method)

Serves - 3 person
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time : 15 minutes 

Beetroot Biriyani (Pressure Cooker Method)

Beetroot  Biriyani is a colourful healthy dish  for kids Lunch box.It enhances hemoglobin who are anemic. 
Chut phut one pot meal  It is very healthy meal, especially for pregnant women.


  1. Beetroot – 2 Medium size
  2. Onion – 2
  3. Tomato – 2
  4. Green chilli – 1
  5. Red chilli powder – 1//2 tspn
  6. Curd – 1 tspn
  7. Coriander leaves and mint leaves – few
  8. Bay leaves – 2 pcs
  9. Cinnamon  , clove,cardamom – each – 1 pc
  10. Ginger garlic paste  - 1 ½ tspn
  11. Salt – to taste ( 1 tspn)
  12. Oil – 5 tspn
  13. Ghee – 1 tspn
  14. Lemon juice  - ½ tspn
  15. Boiled - Egg - 2 nos

  1. Soak rice for 10 minutes. Peel and wash the beetroot and cut into small cubes.
  2. Cut the onion and tomato lengthwise. Heat oil in a cooker add bay leaves, cinnamon , cardamom, clove when they y start crackle add onion sauté till it  turns pink, add ginger garlic paste and sauté till it’s raw smell goes away, Now add coriander, mint leaves stir it  for 2 minutes and  add tomato and green chilli cook it for about  2 minutes under low flame.
  3. Now add beetroot, chilli powder, salt, curd and cook about – 2 minutes .
  4. Add water 1: 1 ½  ratio and allow to boil then add soaked rice again boil about 5 minutes now add lemon juice + ghee and close with cooker lid and leave  for 2 whistles.
  5. When the pressure completely releases out of the cooker, mix well with fork and transfer it  in to a serving bowl and garnish with coriander leaves and boiled egg serve it with Raita

Pressure cooker - beetroot biriyani 



Shama Nagarajan said...

yummy biriyani

Julie said...

healthy yummy biriyani..:)

Priya Suresh said...

Very delicious and flavourful briyani, drooling here.

Sangeetha Priya said...

pramadham, kalakareenga!!!

Sanoli Ghosh said...

vibrant coloured biryani, super yummy!

Roja Meeran said...

very yummy and healthy biryani..

Usha Nandhini said...

Hello Mam,

I really like your blog. This recipe is very health and my kid is loving this one because of color :)