Gulbadan Pulao

Ruby red rice sweetened by beetroot juice and sugar. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Gulbadan Pulao

Main Ingredients Basmati rice, Beetroot juice
Cuisine Indian
Course Rice
Prep Time 1-1.30 hour
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Gulbadan Pulao

  • 1 1/2 cups Basmati rice soaked for 1 hour and drained
  • 2 cups Beetroot juice
  • 4 tablespoons Ghee
  • 5 Green cardamoms
  • 2 one-inch Cinnamon
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 6 tablespoons Powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Slivered almonds
  • 1 tablespoon Slivered pistachios


  1. Heat ghee in a non-stick pan, add green cardamoms, cinnamon and basmati rice and mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add beetroot juice, mix and cook for 3-4 minutes. Add milk and mix and cook till rice is almost done.
  3. Add ½ cup water and mix. Reduce heat, add powdered sugar and mix. Cover and cook on low heat till all the moisture gets absorbed.
  4. Once all the moisture gets absorbed, switch off heat and keep the pan covered for some time.
  5. Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with almonds and pistachios and serve.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2373
Carbohydrates 376.1
Protein 30.8
Fat 80.9
Other Fiber Niacin-6.3mg