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Beetroot Risotto


Italian recipes are loved by people all over the world and one such classic Italian dish that wins everyone’s heart is ‘Risotto’. Made with the goodness of Arborio rice, this main dish recipe is a healthy choice that you can make for your loved ones! With World cuisine having set up it’s foot everywhere, there have been several variations of risotto as well, and Beetroot Risotto is one such version of this classic Italian recipe that will enrich your taste buds with its palatable flavours. This amazingly delicious and healthy recipe is cooked using Arbario rice, beetroot, fresh cream, vegetable broth, milk, cheese cubes along with some herbs and spices.

1 1/4 cup Arborio rice
1 cup onion
1/2 cup fresh cream
1 cup milk
1 1/4 cup grated cheese cubes
3 teaspoon spice thyme
2 cup beetroot
7 cup vegetable broth
3 tablespoon garlic
4 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon salt

Step 1
To prepare this delicious main dish recipe, begin with peeling and chopping onion and garlic. Then peel the beetroot and grate using a grater in a large bowl. Also, grate the cheese cubes. Next, heat butter in a deep non-stick pan on medium flame. Saute the chopped onions in it until they get a translucent colour. Add chopped garlic to the pan and saute them too.

Step 2
After this, add Arborio rice in the pan and saute the rice for at least 2 minutes. Add in salt in the pan and stir well to mix in salt with the rice.

Step 3
Add a cup of vegetable broth in the pan and stir the mixture continuously. When the vegetable broth vaporizes, add another cup of vegetable broth and stir continuously. Repeat this process until you finish all 7 cups of the required vegetable broth.

Step 4
Now, add dried or spice thyme along with grated beetroot and milk. Stir this mixture continuously and let the rice and veggie cook on medium flame for about 5 minutes. Once done, add fresh cream and grated cheese cubes in the pan. Mix well and serve immediately.