Beetroot Greens Rice Recipe

Try Beetroot Greens Rice Recipe which is a tasty rice dish and can be cooked in no time. Pack it into your office or kids lunch boxes along with any raita of your choice.

Rekha Shivakumar
Beetroot Greens Rice Recipe
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Beetroot Greens Rice Recipe is a rice dish which is made with the combination of rice and beetroot greens. Next time when you buy a bunch of beetroot with leafy greens, do not throw away those gorgeous leaves, as you can include them in your day to day meals like salads, stir fries etc.

Beetroot greens are very nutritious and are rich in vitamins A, C, antioxidants and are low in calories. This is one of those healthy and tasty recipe that you can make for lunch or even pack it  in your kid’s lunch box

Serve Beetroot Greens Rice Recipe with Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita Recipe for lunch.

Some other Similar recipes that you can try are:

  1. Sarson Saag Pulao Recipe-Spinach Mustard Greens Pulao
  2. Spinach Rice Recipe - Palak Pulao
  3. Pudina Rice Recipe

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Dinner
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

35 M


4 Servings


  • 1 cup Cooked rice
  • 200 grams Beetroot Greens , finely chopped
  • 1 Onion , finely chipped
  • 1 inch Ginger , finely chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt

How to make Beetroot Greens Rice Recipe

  1. To begin making the Beetroot Greens Rice Recipe, firstly remove the beetroot green leaves from beetroot.

  2. Wash them thoroughly by rinsing in cold water for at least 4-5 times. Chop the onion and leaves along with its tender pink stem finely.

  3. Separate the pink stem from the greens and keep them aside.

  4. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds & cumin seeds. Once they crackle, add onion, ginger and garlic. Saute them till the onion becomes translucent.

  5. Once it is done, add the chopped pink stem and sprinkle some water on it. They take around 5 minutes to get cooked. Then add the greens and cook it for 1-2 minutes.

  6. Add chilli powder and coriander powder and saute it for about 3 minutes. After 3 minutes, add the cooked rice with the mixture and mix it well.

  7. When the rice is properly mixed with the masala, cover the pan with a lid and let it cook for 5 minutes on low flame.

  8. Adjust salt according to your taste and turn off the heat. Transfer the beetroot greens rice into a serving plate and serve. 

  9. Serve Beetroot Greens Rice Recipe with Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita Recipe for lunch.