Saturday, 26 December 2015

Beetroot Rice for Toddlers-Easy Healthy Beetroot Recipes

Beetroot Rice or Beets Rice is a quick, easy and healthy rice recipe. It is a one pot meal which suits better for toddlers, for lunch box or for a quick dinner. Beetroot has many nutritional values. They are rich in vitamins such as vitamin A, B and C, minerals such as Potassium and Manganese. It is a good source of beta carotene and folic acid as well. Beets increase stamina, lowers cholesterol, increases hemoglobin in blood. 

How to make Beetroot rice recipe

Keeping in mind all the above nutritional values of beets, one should definitely include beets in their routine. But for people who hate beets it might sound uneasy.

There is an idea which might help beet-haters to include beetroot in their recipes. Beet-haters should try recipes with grated beetroot rather than using chopped beetroot pieces. This might help them in slowly incorporating beets in their routine.

Ingredients for Beetroot Rice Recipe

1. Beetroot - 1/2 cup (Grated)
2. Cooked Rice - 1 cup (Cooked and cooled to room temperature)
3. Green chillies - 3 to 4
4. Onion - 1 small
5. Salt - To taste
6. Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
7. Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
8. Chana Dal - 2 tsps
9. Split Urad Dal - 2 tsts
10. Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
11. Oil - 2 to 3 tsps

Procedure - How to make Beetroot Rice for Toddlers

1. Heat oil in a pan, when oil is hot, add mustard and cumin seeds, urad and chana dal

Beetroot Rice Recipe for lunch box

2. When dals get roasted and seeds splutter, add green chilli pieces, onion pieces and salt
3. When onion pieces become transparent add grated beetroot
4. When beetroot is nicely cooked add rice and coriander powder, give nice stir and heat rice for 2 to 3 minutes

Beetroot Rice Recipe for toddlers

5. Now switch off the flame and serve beetroot rice recipe with Boondhi Raitha and any fryums

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