Nutritious Lentil Rice

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:3
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
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Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - brown or ordinary rice, washed, soaked for 30 minutes
  • 1/4 cup - whole lentils (whole masoor), washed, soaked for 30 minutes
  • 1/4 cup - whole moong (green gram)
  • 1 tsp - Garlic grated
  • 1 tsp - Ginger grated
  • 2 - green chillies, crushed
  • 1 tsp - Lemon juice
  • 1 stalk - Curry leaves
  • 2 stalks - tulsi (holy basil)
  • 1 tbsp - coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp - each mustard and Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Coriander seed powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Garam Masala powder
  • 1/4 tsp - black Maharashtrian masala (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp - Cinnamon Clove powder
  • salt to taste

How to Make Nutritious Lentil Rice

  • Heat small pressure cooker and add seeds. Allow them to splutter and add curry leaves.
  • Add ginger, garlic and chilli and stir.
  • Add drained rice, moong and lentils.
  • Stir for 2 mins and add 4 cups of hot water.
  • Add all other ingredients, stir and bring to a boil.
  • Close lid with weight.
  • Allow 3 whistles before you remove from fire.
  • Allow steam to settle before opening the cooker.
  • Transfer to serving dish and garnish with tulsi leaves and coriander.
  • Serve hot with curds, raitha or kadhi.