Brown rice with beet and sprouts

My advent with brown rice landed me to this recipe. The first time I made it I was sceptical and knew it was a disaster, but alas ! it was awesome and since then have made it couple of times. Brown rice with beet and sprouts, tasty one pot meal , serve it with any yoghurt based salad.

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brown rice with beet and sprouts

The benefits of beetroot can be read here.

 

To make sprouts : Soak the green moong for eight hours. Drain them into a colander. After some time, tie them in a thin muslin cloth and keep it in a warm place overnight.

Sprouts are packed with nutrition. You can use them in various ways. Toss them into a salad to make a tasty snack or make a stir fry.

And now for today’s post,Brown rice with beet and sprouts, do check the recipe below.

Other brown rice recipes :

Multigrain Khichdi , Brown rice biryani

 

Brown rice with beet and sprouts
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • Brown rice 150 grams
  • Beet root 1
  • Moong sprouts 1 cup
  • Onion 1
  • Ginger garlic paste 1tsp
  • Garam masala powder ½ tsp
  • Chilly powder 1tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil 1tbsp
  • Water 500 ml
Instructions
  1. Soak the brown rice in water for an hour.
  2. Peel the beet and make a paste of it.
  3. Take oil in a pressure cooker and add the onions. Saute for sometime. Add ginger garlic paste and continue to saute. Add the beet paste and saute. Throw in the sprouts and mix well. Drain the water and add the rice, stir for some time. Add the garam masala powder and chilly powder to it. Gently mix, add three cups of water and salt to it. Give a stir, close the lid and pressure cook to one whistle. Serve hot with cucumber and onion salad.

 

Ingredients ;

Brown rice 150 grams
Beet root 1
Moong sprouts 1 cup
Onion 1
Ginger garlic paste 1tsp
Garam masala powder ½ tsp
Chilly powder 1tsp
Salt to taste
Oil 1tbsp
Water 500 ml

Method:

Soak the brown rice in water for an hour.
Peel the beet and make a paste of it.
Take oil in a pressure cooker and add the onions. Saute for sometime. Add ginger garlic paste and continue to saute. Add the beet paste and saute. Throw in the sprouts and mix well. Drain the water and add the rice, stir for some time. Add the garam masala powder and chilly powder to it. Gently mix, add three cups of water and salt to it. Give a stir, close the lid and pressure cook to one whistle. Serve hot with cucumber and onion salad.

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