Prepare time: 10 min
Cook: 30 min
Ready in: 40 min

Beetroot Rice

 

Rice is a universal staple food. Cooked rice with stew or sauce is one of Nigeria’s popular household meals. Beetroot rice simply stands out because of the deep purple beetroot color. The crunchy taste is just awesome and blends with the rice. Go for the health benefits of beetroot and explore the taste of different beetroot recipes. Bon Appetite!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup White rice
  • Beetroot
  • Water
  • Salt
  • Green Peas
  • Parsley

Directions

  1. Wash and peel skin of beetroot. Cut into big chunks.
  2. Add water and salt to pot of parboiled rice. Add beetroot to the pot of rice.
  3. Cook rice until soft but not marshy. Remove beetroot in rice and shred.
  4. Add hot water to green peas (blanching) for 3 to 5 minutes.
  5. Remove green peas from hot water and add to rice.
  6. Serve rice in a bowl. Add the shredded beetroot and garnish with parsley.
  7. Serve hot with stew or sauce of your choice.
Beetroot Rice
5 (100%) 1 vote
SHARE
Previous articleKilishi Noodles
Next articlePuff-Puff
Maryam Al-Mansour

I am Maryam Al-Mansur. I am a wife, mother, medical doctor and public health specialist with special interest in nutrition. I like to promote healthy nutrition and good health. I also love to cook healthy food. My love for cooking, nutrition and health education inspired me to create my own recipes.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

thirteen + ten =