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Assorted Beans Pulao Recipe

Assorted Beans Pulao is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Thursday, 20 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups - basmati Rice
  • 1 tsp - Jeera/Cumin seeds
  • 1 pinch - Asafoetida
  • Assorted Beans:
  • 1/4 cup - Black Channa dal
  • 1/4 cup - Kabuli Channa dal
  • 1/4 cup - Rajma
  • 1/4 cup - Chowli/Rongi
  • 1/4 cup - Matar
  • 1/4 cup - Double beans
  • 1/4 cup - Masoor Dal
  • (Any beans of your choice can be used)
  • For the masala paste:
  • 4 - Green chillies
  • Chopped coriander
  • 1 - Onion
  • A small piece of Ginger
  • A small piece of Garlic
  • 3 tsp - grated Coconut
  • 2 - small sticks Cinnamon
  • Cloves
  • 2 - Cardamom
  • A pinch Poppy Seeds
  • 1 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - Coriander seeds powder
  • How to Make Assorted Beans Pulao:

    1. 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.
    2. Cook the beans till a single whistle and allow it to cool.
    3. Grind all the ingredients mentioned under the masala column into a fine paste.
    4. Heat oil in a pressure cooker/pan and add a pinch of asafoetida.
    5. Add jeera/cumin seeds. (for enhanced flavour, you can add finely chopped onions).
    6. Add the finely ground masala paste to this and stir for 2 mins.
    7. Add the cooked beans and mix well with the masala paste and add 4 cups of water.
    8. Let it boil for 5 mins.
    9. Wash the basmati rice and add it to the mixture.
    10. Mix well and cook for 2 whistles.
    11. Garnish with finely chopped coriander.
    12. Serve hot with cucumber raita.




     

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