Beetroot, Tofu and English Mustard Rice

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Beetroot, Tofu and English Mustard Rice is a wholesome one pot meal. The health powers of the beetroot, tofu and abundance of spices make this dish a great choice for a lunch or dinner.

You will need :-

  • 2 cup cooked basmati rice 
  • 1 packet of firm tofu
  • 2 medium boiled beetroot grated 
  • 2 tsp. English Mustard paste 
  • 3-4 tbsp. oil
  • 1 tbsp. whole spices (clove, green cardamom, black cardamom, whole black pepper, cinnamon and bay leaf) 
  • 1 tsp. Caraway seeds or Cumin seeds 
  • 1 big onion finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp. ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp. red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • salt to taste 
  • Fresh chopped coriander 
Method :- 
Discard all the water from the tofu and cut into square pieces.
Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan or kadai, add all the whole spices and caraway seeds.
Once they crackle, add finely chopped onion and saute until light pink. 
Now add ginger-garlic paste, grated beetroot and drained cut tofu. 
Mix gently, now add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, mustard paste and mix well.
Let the mixture cook for couple of minutes then add Veetee rice, salt and gently mix again.
Cook the rice for 2-3 minutes, once heated properly switch off the heat.
Serve hot with raita, roasted papad and salad. 
Enjoy !


  1. This looks absolutely amazing and I am a BIG fan of pre-cooked rice too, for ease and speed, and you can always add fab ingredients to it, as you have done here!

  2. Literally everything about this colorful dish is new to me, thanks for the delicious introduction!

  3. This looks absolutely delicious! The rice sounds lovely!

  4. I like the grated beets in the mix!

  5. What a fabulous combination of flavours, I love the pretty colour that the beetroot gives to the rice too!

  6. That beetroot really makes that rice a beautiful color, as well as all the health benefits. Great recipe, looks very tasty!

  7. that is some beautiful rice and the flavors sound amazing. I love beetroot and all the things that you can do with it

  8. I love beetroot color on rice, this looks like a quick rice recipe. This would be a great way to save all the time in cooking rice. Thanks for sharing!!

  9. The age-old question, "What's for dinner?" Well, this meal looks awesome! Your kids loved it I'm sure :)

  10. This sounds delicious! I bet it would be beautiful with golden beets too! ;-)

  11. Basmati rice for the win! Love how red this dish came out!

  12. What a beautiful colour dish. There is so much that you can do with rice and this shows how versatile it is.

  13. I love making beetroot rice and love your idea of adding tofu to it. Looks so colorful.


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