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Assorted Beans Pulao

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make

  • Soak all the beans in water for 6-7 hours. Drain the water and cook the soaked beans in a pressure cooker along with a pinch of salt. Adding a small piece of cinnamon while cooking the beans enhances the taste of the beans.
  • Cook the beans till a single whistle and allow it to cool.
  • Grind all the ingredients mentioned under the masala column into a fine paste.
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker/pan and add a pinch of asafoetida.
  • Add jeera/cumin seeds. (for enhanced flavour, you can add finely chopped onions).
  • Add the finely ground masala paste to this and stir for 2 mins.
  • Add the cooked beans and mix well with the masala paste and add 4 cups of water.
  • Let it boil for 5 mins.
  • Wash the basmati rice and add it to the mixture.
  • Mix well and cook for 2 whistles.
  • Garnish with finely chopped coriander.
  • Serve hot with cucumber raita.