Tri Color Rice ~ Republic Day Special

Today to celebrate our patriotism  we bring special Tri Color recipe.  Saffron power of strength & unity, White power to maintain peace, Green power to increase prosperity and harmony. Lets learn how to make this Tri Color Rice by following this easy recipe.
Tri Color Rice

YIELD –3 persons


Tri Color Rice
Basmati Rice - 1.5 cups
Salt as per taste
Saffron Layer
Oil - 1/2 tbsp
Carrot - 1 grated
Turmeric - 1/4 tsp
Ginger garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
Onion paste - 1 small grated
Lemon Juice - 1/2 tbsp
Green Layer
Oil - 1/2 tbsp
Coriander leaves - 1/2 cup
Onion - 1 small
Green chili - 1 small
Ginger - 1/2" piece
Garlic - 1 big pod


  1. Soak basmathi rice in water for half an hour.
  2. Drain the water, cook the rice with the required salt and water to the ratio 1:1.5
  3. Cool down the rice completely. Divide rice in 3 equal portions and keep one portion aside for White Layer.
  4. For Saffron Layer heat the oil in a pan and add ginger garlic paste, onion, and carrot.
  5. Add turmeric and lemon juice and mix well and saute for few minutes.
  6. Add one portion of rice and mix well. cook for few minutes and Saffron Layer Rice is ready. keep it aside.
  7. For Green Layer grind a paste of Coriander leaves, onion, green chili, ginger and garlic.
  8. Heat the in a pan and the green paste. Saute well.
  9. Add one portion of rice and mix well. cook for few minutes and Green rice layer is ready. keep it aside.
  10. Take your desired shape of mould and spray lil oil in it.
  11. Add saffron rice first and press it with the spoon evenly.
  12. Then add white rice and press again with spoon evenly.
  13. Finally add green rice and press again with spoon.
  14. Now in a serving plate invert the rice mould and tap it softly to demould the rice.
  15. Tri Color Rice is ready to serve.
  16. Serve it with your choice of curry or gravy.
    Tri Color Rice

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Unknown said...

Looks yum!

anjana said...

Healthy.flavourful and beautiful rice!

Looks so very tempting and yummy..Happy Independence to you and family as well !

Unknown said...

this is so cute... lovely post

looks delicious... Happy Independence Day...

Shabbu said...

Yummy and nice rice..
Shabbu's Tasty Kitchen

Unknown said...

well presented..

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